When just feeling fine isn’t enough.
Learning a language, performing poetry, and maybe learning to dance.
Time to explode.
Sleeping through fall break, and feeling limitless.
Instagram, finstagram, and end-of-semester realness.
Speaking to our past, present, and future selves.
“Don’t doubt how wonderful and capable you are.”
Home is suffocating.
What does being 17 years old mean?
Taking on gentrification, and welcoming Keianna, our new diarist!
Hello! December’s theme is POTENTIAL.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!