Bertha Exhibit at Melba’s in New Orleans!


Melba’s in New Orleans serves po’boys with some books on the side.

Shreveport author and artist Bertha Harris is the latest to have her books distributed at New Orleans restaurant.

New Orleans — When Gloria Decuir walked out of Melba’s Poboys restaurant in New Orleans on a recent Tuesday afternoon, she felt blessed. She just had an inspiring moment after meeting Shreveport author and artist Bertha Harris.

Decuir felt drawn to Harris, “You remind me of my mother,” she told her as she waited for Harris to sign her book. The book, titled The Courage to Rise Again, is the story of Bertha Harris’ life, a story of survival.

Read more at the Shreveport Times website.