MiKayla (Mak) Millard is a senior at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, pursuing a degree in English Literary Studies and Spanish. Millard has written for Hendrix’s student-run magazine, The Profile, and currently serves as the magazine's editor in chief.
Danielle A. Jackson is a Memphis-born writer and the managing editor at the Oxford American.
A conversation with Kelsey Waldon
Though Waldon probably wasn’t thinking of a year like 2020 when she wrote those lyrics, “growing pains” works well to describe the turmoil, social movement, and collective grief that has defined the start of the decade.