Our Board and Donors


Just as writers are dependent on words, Wordsville, Inc. is dependent on individuals and foundations whose generous support allows Spoken Interludes Next to make a difference in so many lives.

Benefactors ($5,000 +): Hieronymus Charities
Founders($1000. – $4999.): Diana & Henry Asher, Delina Cody & Marc Barrachin,  Pat & Robert Crais, Elizabeth Nell Dubus, Laura Gant Lilienfield, The Gant Family Foundation National Basketball Association thanks to Kathy Behrens,  Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant from the James Irvine Foundation, St. Barnabas Episcopalian Church Charitable Foundation
Patrons($500. – $999.): Warren Leight, Dan Le Roy & Randy Herrera, Jennifer Kasoff
Partners($250. – $499.): Ray Simmons, Robert Murray, Susan Ades Stone
Angels ($100. – $249.): Al Watt/Writers Tribe, Amy Nielson, Andrew Blauner, Anna Cooper, Anne & Steve Halliwell, Barbara Wright, Colleen Reilly/Bookwalkers, Carol Accetta, Carol Keller Gutman, Donna MacCrae, Elizabeth Hobson, Isabel Figueroa, Ivette Estrada, Jane Horne, Janice Burkett, Jessica Ewing, Margaret Harris, Margaret Orr, Marion Wolk, Patricia Devaney, Patty Thoma, Rosemanne Campo Melucci, Rosemary King, Ruth Obernbreit Glass
Friends($5. – $99.): Beverly Grasso, Laura Seaman, Giovanna Fiorino-Iannace, Janine Mayhew, Joseph Wallace, Julia Downes, Lisa Westerfield, Roni Beth Tower & David Griff


Spoken Interludes is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. All donations are fully tax-deductible. Our federal tax id number is 95-48-29853. If you would like to be part of our Community of Donors, fully tax-deductible contributions may be made through Pay Pal.



You will receive a letter confirming your tax-deductible contribution from us within two weeks of our receiving your donation.
Thank you for your kind support.

Board Members

Executive Commitee:

  • Dan Le Roy – Residential Interior Designer, artist and avid athlete in Los Angeles.
  • DeLauné Michel – Award-winning Writer & Producer of Spoken Interludes
  • Peter S. Sloane – Partner, Leason Ellis LLP
  • Advisors to the Board:
  • Jane Putch – President of Eyebait Licensing, Management & Literary
  • Jonathan A. Siegel – Attorney-at-Law


“Every now and then, I meet someone through this business of writing who makes me feel amazement at my luck in having some excuse to have our paths cross, DeLauné is one of those people. I so admire her dedication and willingness to work to make the world a better place through Spoken Interludes.”
Jan Burke, award-winning, best-selling writer

Thank you to H & H Photographers for handling all
photography and video of our events.



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