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Teen Ink Magazine, March 2018 Edition

Whether you're interested in poetry, sports, movie reviews or fiction, there's something inside for you. Find out what other teens across the country are thinking, writing and creating - then send us your work and let your voice be heard!
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Articles from this Issue


Shy of Gone By norarocks14, Oak Park, IL
Lemniscate By oliviajthewordshaker, Washington, IL
Midnight Conversation By MissJade, Bridgman, MI
Airport Scene By alioops, North Hollywood, CA
The Butler's Pantry By rosie5shep, Adelaide, ZZ

Hot Topics

His Name Was Alex By RafaelWirtschafter, Berkeley, CA
Community ServiceExtending the Reach of Educational Opportunities By j90871, Paramus, NJ


Educator of the YearPatti Jeffers -- Special Education, Brandywine Springs Schoo By Etrox, Wilmington, DE
Educator of the YearStephen Ord, History/Student Council, Snow Canyon Middle By bo_olsen, St george, UT
InterviewsInterview with Claire Kann, Author of Let's Talk About Love By AlaNova, Naperville, IL
MemoirFriday, Fragmented By tigerlilyorange, lexington, MA
MemoirI Can't Keep Prioritizing You By Anonymous, Wellesley, MA
MemoirMy Choice By LoveTheMadness, Bansk√° Bystrica, ZZ
MemoirMy Label By Squidwardtortellini, Las Vegas, NV
MemoirMy Sacred Space By PhilHowell, San Marcos, TX
MemoirTwinkling Eyes By sireeshr, Alpharetta, GA
Personal Experience5 Things You'll Love About Being a Camp Counselor, and 5 Things You Won't By queeenvictoria, Montgomery, AL
Personal ExperienceA Best Friend By KPolaski, Charlotte, NC
Personal ExperienceA Letter to My Acne By yenea, South Plainfield, NJ
Personal ExperienceHow I Feel About Catcalling By NoRomeoNeeded, New York, NY
Personal ExperienceI Am an American, Too By ReCaVi, New York, NY
Personal ExperienceMy Summer Spanish Immersion Camp Experience By JRP123, Purchase, NY
Personal ExperienceOur Place in the Sun By ncurran327, Sunnyside, NY
Personal ExperienceThe Glow Remains By Caroline M., Middlebury, VT
Personal ExperienceThe Scent of Vanilla By Anonymous, Lambertville, MI
Personal ExperienceTo Infinity and Beyond... By brownswordjd18, Red Lion, PA
Personal ExperienceTrue Companions By KatHarland, Jacksonville, FL
SportsState Champs By Asullyfb57, Park Ridge, IL
Travel & CultureMy Summer Adventure: ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute 2017 By Justus_C, San diego, CA
Travel & CultureMy Trip Halfway Around the World By janeely, Cambridge, MA
Travel & CultureRoad Trips: An American Tradition By Anonymous, Chicago, IL


My Journey to Political Activism By YourFuturePresident, Seattle, WA


Book ReviewsLegend by Marie Lu By AMazeC, Staten Island, NY
Book ReviewsTurtles All the Way Down by John Green By maeve15, Brooklyn, NY
Movie ReviewsThe Craft By TheaterChick16, Wethersfield, CT
Movie ReviewsThe Greatest Showman By Skiva, Pocatello, ID
Movie ReviewsWonder By kkatherinekatt, Daytona Beach, FL
Music Reviewsdont smile at me by Billie Eilish By alsou, brooklyn, NY
Music ReviewsDookie by Green Day By CoolPoet737, South Burlington, VT
Music ReviewsHypocrites by Imani Coppola By NyleDeBeck, Strongsville, OH
Music ReviewsIt's About Us by Alex & Sierra By AlaNova, Naperville, IL
TV show reviewsFriends By sophschwartz, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Summer Guide

Lake Winni Music Camp in Moultonborough, NH By Natalieshiyu, Exeter, NH

Art / Photo

"Painting" the sky By LeslieBear, Cheyenne, WY
A Lioness By RebeccaYang, San Diego, CA
A Whimsical Flight By alegnal, Mukilteo, WA
Blossoms By ashtheunicorn, Chesterfield, NJ
Blue Hair By Carlyrich, Miami, FL
california By Shea3412, turlock, CA
Ceilings By thatblondebeech, Davie, FL
Color Corrupted By Elizabeth.T, Sacramento, CA
Elephant By IzziR, London, ZZ
Elf for Christmas By RebelHeart, Upperdeerfield, NJ
Face in the Fog By Lindylu03, Anderson, SC
Figure 3 By LittlePolska, Winter Garden, FL
Floating Boxes in Perspective By azhang355, Marietta, GA
Football By jjmondo21, Tully, NY
Friends Forever By Lizzie_, Ocean City, NJ
Gripping Sanity By lizferguson, Lafayette, NY
Hendrix Red Pants By GracesFace, Winchester, MA
Here Comes The Heat By LukeT7, indianapolis, IN
hey bro can you take this artsy pic for me By Briannalynch, Hollywood, FL
Hide and Go Seek By photogeek29, Gladstone, MI
Hugs are Cures By AlexaDiamant, South Plainfield, NJ
Hummingbird By s.tetali, Decatur, GA
Just Live By tucka_snaps, Merrimac, MA
Light, and the Absence Thereof By ajain18, Shrewsbury, MA
Lost in Space By victoriavega8, ,
Mirror By Speed_Racer, Miami, FL
One Nation By Savannah.W, Joliet, MT
Open Eyes By Artistflytte, North Salt Lake, UT
Painted Lake By Ah123, Toronto, ZZ
Pencil in Hand By freehappyloved12, Voorhees, NJ
Perspective By InspireThoseAroundYou, Tucson, AZ
Piggy Back Of Three By reach4mars, State College, PA
Plane Pic By HannahsMark, ,
Promise By Nated315, Morrisville, NY
Punchline By stepphanieee, Lake Hiawatha, NJ
Roads of Yellowstone By lola_tiff, Olympia, WA
Rosy Flames By PreposterouslyNonsensical, Menasha, WI
Sad pupper By CrystalGC, Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco By NayoungKim, Boise, ID
Saving Lauren By AlphaGoose, Corpus Christi, TX
school pride By smarty1551, Hollidaysburg, PA
Serene By Dnel123, Los Angeles, CA
Silhouette By journalistbyheart, Daet, ZZ
Smelling spring flowers By Dora_H, Olympia, WA
spacee By hoperunsunderneath, Hummelstown, PA
stained hands By hoperunsunderneath, Hummelstown, PA
statue of liberty By infinitegirl, Maplewood, NJ
SubURbia By vanessa.poulson13, Orlando, FL
Sunday Serenity By espressoart, Oconomowoc, WI
Sunset By shravyakatapally9, Atalanta , GA
Sweet Ilda By amsy1008, Woodstock , GA
The Dancers By AlohaGrace01, Fallon, NV
The ghost of Wales By SirAlexSpartan, Buxton, ZZ
Unfinished Patriotism By RebelHeart, Upperdeerfield, NJ
Winter By bibisosetica34, Constanta, ZZ
Wisdom By lily.zhu001, Princeton Junction, NJ
Young Indo-Aryan boy By Sohil, Edison, NJ
Young Reader By Linguinaut, Orange, CA


Black Lace By Liv.Harris, Dardenne Prairie , MO
Gifted By dracoTgrace, Fairview, PA
girls [you] wish [you] never met By Clemonlime, Asheville, NC
My Name Was To Blame By IzzyIzabella, Arlington Heights, IL
A Violet Nation By Emma_F., Armonk, NY
As The Towers Fall By JesseR., Austin, TX
Chapter 9: Guided Notes By Oddrey, Lone Tree, CO
Destructive By Viktoriap, Montville, NJ
girls [you] wish [you] never met By Clemonlime, Asheville, NC
I Remember By autumnpaige, Cannon Falls, MN
Immigrants By SanjanaKaicker, New York, NY
Laid to Waste By megan_lynne, Pittsburgh, PA
Lilies By BlythePetit, Baltimore, MD
Little Crayon Bluebird By ncoolz, Franklin, WI
the sky is confused today By Anonymous, Pittsburgh, PA
You Tell Me I Look Tired By mem228, Attleboro, MA
Silver Lining By Veerangana, New Delhi , ZZ
Before the Lake Dries By VivaFariy, Los Angeles, CA

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