Janese Dunavant first made her
work public in 1997 with the completion
of her first poetry collection,
A Small
Collection of My Life
. Though this was
her inaugural collection of poetry,
Janese kept her readers down to a
close-knit and sacred few. Two years
later Janese followed up with her
second collection,
poems. This would
mark the first official time Janese was
in the public eye, debuting poems at