Author, Playwright, Director
IONE is an author/playwright/director and an improvising text/sound artist. A specialist in dreams and the creative process, IONE facilitates retreats internationally. Her numerous publications include the memoir, Pride of Family; Four Generations of American Women of Color, a NY Times Notable Book, Spell Breaking 1 & 2 Anthologies of Women’s Mysteries. And Listening in Dreams! She is playwright and director of 'The Nubian Word for Flowers', 'A Phantom Opera', 'Roulette Intermedium', 'Njinga the Queen King', 'The Dance Opera', 'Io and Her and the Trouble with Him', 'The Lunar Opera', 'Deep Listening For_Tunes', all collaborations with composer Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016) IONE and Oliveros’.
'The Nubian Word for Flowers' Pocket Edition was presented at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on February 12, 2020.
IONE is former Artistic Director of Deep Listening Institute, Ltd. and Founding Director of the Ministry of Maåt, a not-for-profit organization emphasizing women’s spiritual and educational well-being and disseminating the creative work of Pauline Oliveros. IONE is a member of the Kingston Arts Commission and is the the recipient of the Mid-Hudson Arts Individual Artist of the Year Award for 2019.