Jane Borden Jane Borden is a Southern reared, LA-based author, humorist, journalist and editor who has been writing professionally for nearly two decades, including for The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, and Southern Living, among other outlets. She is endlessly fascinated by what we as human beings choose to love, believe, and dedicate ourselves to. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.