Adapting to new beginnings.
Transferring schools, other people’s expectations, and life after war.
Changing our lives and brains.
In hopes of finding new homes.
“Dissatisfaction with yourself is even more crushing than disappointing others.”
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!