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Kodac Harrison

Kodac Harrison - Musician, Songwriter, Poet & Painter - grew up in Jackson, Georgia.  After earning a BS from Georgia Tech, and a MBA from Tulane, he committed himself to a life as an artist. He played his first professional gig at a place called “East of Eden” in Salinas, California. Since then, he has made 18 recordings of original music and spoken word, embarked on 7 tours of Europe, co-edited 4 anthologies of poetry, and sold his original paintings. Kodac held the visiting McEver Chair of Poetry at Ga. Tech in 2010 and again in 2016.

In 2013, he released his first book, which is a retrospective of poems and lyrics entitled The Turtle and the Moon. In the winter of 2015, Senate Records released an audio version of his book.  In early summer of 2017, Kodac released his 18th musical recording entitled, From Tupelo to Memphis. Kodac was chairman of Poetry Atlanta for a dozen years and started, as well as hosted, the award winning Java Monkey Speaks for 15 and 1/2 years.