Bonner, Marita (1899–1971)
Bonner, Marita (1899–1971)
African-American playwright and short-story writer. Name variations: Marita Bonner Occomy. Born 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts; died 1971 in Chicago, Illinois; dau. of Joseph Andrew Bonner and Mary Anne Bonner; graduate of Radcliffe College; m. William Almy Occomy, 1931; children: 3.
A member of Georgia Douglas Johnson's S Street Salon in Washington DC during the Harlem Renaissance, published short stories in Crisis and Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life; plays include The Pot-Maker: A Play to Be Read (1927) and The Purple Flower (1928), for which she is best known; ceased publishing (1941).
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