Ione, Carole

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IONE, Carole

IONE, Carole. Also writes as Bovoso Carole. American, b. 1937. Genres: Poetry, Theatre, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Author. Letters (now Live Letters), founder, 1974, and editor; Essence, contributing editor, 1981-83; Village Voice, poetry editor. Manhattan Theatre Club, director of Writers in Performance; producer of plays and performances. Pauline Oliveros Foundation, coartistic director; Renaissance House, Inc., artistic director; Unison Learning Center, poetry curator; Live Letters (literary program), artistic director. Poet in residence, Jazzmobile, Inc. and Teachers and Writers Collaborative; gives readings and presentations on television and radio programs and at colleges and universities. Publications: The Coffee Table Lover, 1973; Private Pages, 1987; Unsealedlips, 1990; Piramida Negro: Selected Poetry, 1973-1991, 1991; Pride of Family: Four Generations of American Women of Color, 1991. Scripts include Evidence, a work for five voices; A Friend, a multimedia performance work, Cycle Arts Foundation; Mirage (with Hugues Lavergne); and A Diary of Reconstruction, South Carolina Commission for the Humanities. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 156 Hunter St., Kingston, NY 12401, U.S.A.