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Ione Ione

Ione is the author of Pride of Family, Four Generations of Women of Color (Summit Books, 1991; paperback, Avon Books, 1993). Pride of Family is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and on the New York Public Library’s list of 25 Books to Remember. Her memoir was inspired by the 1868 diary … Continued

M J Iuppa

M. J. Iuppa’s poems are published widely, and a chapbook, “Sometimes Simply,” was published in 1996. She teaches creative writing at Saint John Fisher College, Young Audiences, Genesee Valley BOCES, Finger Lakes BOCES, Project Unique, Rochester City School District, and Writers & Books. She has been the curator of the Genesse Reading Series since 1990.

Edith Iglauer

(1917-2019) Journalist. Edith Iglauer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and died in Sechelt, British Columbia. She received a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and was a staff writer at The New Yorker.

Dahlov Ipcar

(1917-2017) Painter, author. Dahlov Ipcar was born in Windsor, Vermont, and died in Brunswick, Maine.

Wallace Irwin

(1875-1959) Writer. Wallace Irwin was born in Oneida, New York, and died in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Gwen L. Ifill

(1955-2016) Journalist. Gwen Ifill was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York, and died in Washington, District of Columbia. As a journalist, she reported for The Washington Post, The New York Times, NBC, PBS, The Boston Herald-American, and The Baltimore Evening Sun.

Lee Israel

(1939-2014) Writer. Lee Israel was born in New York City and died in Manhattan, New York. She authored four books, but was best know for the letters of celebrities she forged.