Bonnie Greer was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2022.
Bonnie Greer OBE was born in Chicago Illinois and grew up on the Southside. She studied playwriting with David Mamet and with Elia Kazan . She has had several plays produced and was awarded The Verity Bargate Award. Bonnie also taught Shakespeare as a literacy tool. Her novels include Hanging by Her Teeth (1996) and Entropy (2006) as well as a biography of Langston Hughes. She was Deputy Chair of the British Museum and awarded the OBE in 2010.