P O Box 22033
St Simons Island, Georgia, United States
Home page: www.CoCoHarris.net
CoCo Harris is a mother of three way cool daughters and a native Atlantan. She lived with her family in the Washington, D.C. metro area; Nigeria, West Africa; and Seattle, WA; and now resides on the coast of Georgia in the Golden Isles. She attended Howard University for undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering and graduate studies in African Studies. After receiving her BSEE from Howard, she became a patent law professional working in biomedical technology for the United States Patent Office. She was later waived into the U. S. Patent Bar and practiced as a Registered Patent Agent representing individuals, firms, and corporations and continues to practice patent law on a contractual basis.
On the other side of her life and brain, dubbing herself a lifetime diarist, she has taught the art and craft of creative journal writing to individuals, organizations, and colleges by way of her creative journal writing workshops since 1999. She has been a contributing writer and columnist for various magazines and has authored several creative journaling guidebooks for her book and memoir projects. CoCo Harris is an alumnus of 2006 The Hurston/Wright Foundation Writer's Week. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Writing in Fiction from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. Her works in progress include various nonfiction and fiction projects, including several memoir anthologies, a novel, and a collection of short stories.
Interests: Memoir; Creative Journal Writing and Personal Narratives
Published writer: Yes