Frank Bonham (b. February 25, 1914, Los Angeles; d. 1988) was an African American writer. Bonham wrote 48 novels, and also wrote TV scripts. He was a UCLA graduate.
Bonham was known for his young adult fiction of the 1960s, including The Nitty Gritty and Durango Street, as well as for his westerns. Several of his works have been published posthumously, many of which were drawn from his pulp magazine stories, originally published between 1941 and 1952. Durango Street was an American Library Association Notable Book.