Rookie on Love
Essays, comics, poetry, advice and more, covering the spectrum from familial to self to romantic and everything in between. Explorations of love by and for all ages. A VISIONARY AUTHOR WITH AN EVER-GROWING PLATFORM Rookie's editor in chief, Tavi Gevinson, is an incredible advocate for her books. She's very much a star in her own right, as a cultural icon/influencer and more recently an actress. She's a media darling, very well connected, and always willing to use the full power of her iPhone contacts to help sell books. A POSITIVE MEDIA OUTLET FOR TEENS Rookie gives voice to girls, encouraging them to speak up, to meet up, and to make stuff. It empowers them to submit their stories, ideas, and artwork to the site and participate in media rather than letting in control them. It's a positive, supportive environment where many have felt comfortable sharing intimate details of their inner lives, particularly when it comes to love. WHO DOESN'T LOVE LOVE? It's the emotion that's confounded and captivated people since the beginning of time - especially adolescent girls.
A single subject anthology about the world's most powerful emotion, edited by Tavi Gevinson, with never before seen, exclusive contributions from writers, actors, artists and real life teens.
Tavi Gevinson is the editor-in-chief and founder of Rookie, an online magazine for teenage girls. Tavi's career in media began when she created the blog Style Rookie in 2008 at age eleven. She was profiled by The New Yorker in 2010, and in 2011, at fifteen, launched Rookie. Six days after its debut, Rookie received more than one million pageviews. Tavi has since spoken at TEDxTeen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Sydney Opera House, The New Yorker Festival, the Commonwealth Club of California, the University of Wisconsin's Distinguished Lecture Series, the Brooklyn Museum, the Melbourne Writers Festival, and The Economist's The World in 2011. Tavi is also an actress, having starred in Kenneth Lonergan's Tony-nominated This Is Our Youth, Ivo van Hove's revival of The Crucible as Mary Warren, and most recently Stephen Karam's revival of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard on Broadway and the Sundance darling Human People.