Tag: Marjainez

Mentorship v. Making Your Own Way

Image by MARJAINEZ for Rookie Last week I wrote a piece for Rookie about how to spot a mentor but it also ended up being about making your own way, no matter if you have to whole world listening or not (all you need is a few loyal friends). I’m

Losing Your Virginity, Being Alone, and In the Woods

About three weeks ago I returned to the U.S. from a Fulbright Scholarship. I spend a year teaching days, and writing nights–mostly for Rookie. Right now I’m nesting in Jersey City and working on my novel project, inspired by this difficult but interesting year in Poland. More news on that