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Janice Byers

Janice Byers, American poet, writer, artist. Named Best Poet of 20th Century, International Library. Poetry; named one of Best Poems & Poets of 2002, International Library. of Poetry; named to International Poetry Hall of Fame; recipient President's Recognition of Literature Excellence award, National Authors Registry, 1999—2002, Famous Poets and Diamond Homer awards, Famous Poets Society, 1998—2002, Poet of Year medal, 1999.


  • Byers, Janice was born on April 9, 1966 in Warm Springs, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Grady Jackson and Mary Francis (Fincher) Brown.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Manchester (Georgia) High School, 1984.


    • Owner, designer, artist JBO, Ltd., Warm Springs, since 1988. Kennel owner, trainer, handler Tru-Blu Fila's, since 1990. Executive chef and manager Tap's Italian Grill.

      Tele. supervisor TRIB Publications, Manchester, Georgia, 1996, guest editorialist, since 1991. Consultant DownHome Development, Manchester.


    • Author: The Complete Fila Brasileiro, 1999, (poetry) Poetry in Motion, 1998, Highwire Act, 1998, Everelasting Dreams, 1997, Mists of Enchantment, 1995. Author 17 poems on cassette The Sound of Poetry, 1995-2002.


    Denomination: Christian



    Raising and training fila brasileiro dogs, swimming, gardening, reading.


    • Married Michael Lee Byers, June 9, 1984. Children: Michael Isaac, Joshua Jackson, Mary Elisabeth.
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    Born April 9, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1984
      Manchester (Georgia) High School
    • 1990
      kennel owner