Amoss, Berthe. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Amoss, Berthe.
Historical Note: Berthe Amoss was born in New Orleans and attended Newcomb College and Tulane University where she holds a Master's degree in English and art. From 1982 until 1994, she taught children’s literature at Tulane and wrote a column, "Reading, Writing, and Children," for The Times-Picayune. She is an author and illustrator of children's books, young adult books, and how-to books. She is the president of the Crocodile Press and designs advent calendars for the National Gallery of Art. From 2001-2003 she was the first recipient of a Newcomb College Authors Fellowship during which time she taught a course on children's literature.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 808
Note Author: LAC Group