See Jane Write founder Javacia Harris Bowser writes a monthly column for the Culture section of Birmingham magazine. Read her essays below:

How a Scrooge like me learned to love Christmas, December 2019

Inspiration doesn’t come only from success, November 2019

Why representation matters on Halloween and beyond, October 2019

Birmingham: You don’t get to hate it unless you love it, September 2019

How to love food and make it love you back, August 2019

Lessons learned from running in Alabama heat, July 2019

How my father unknowingly made me a feminist, June 2019

Strong bodies are better than “beach” bodies, May 2019

Having “room” to write is a state of mind, April 2019

My Home, My Story: Home is where your story is, March 2019

Lessons Learned from the Worst Valentine’s Day Ever, February 2019

Embracing the Beauty of Aging: The art of aging gracefully, January 2019