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, Pamela & Victor Chavez, Elizabeth Nell Dubus, National Basketball Association thanks to Kathy Behrens, Peter & Laura Lilienfield through the Lilienfeld Foundation, Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant from the James Irvine Foundation, St. Barnabas Episcopalian Church Charitable Foundation, Pat & Robert Crais
Patrons($500. – $999.): Warren Leight, Dan Le Roy & Randy Herrera, Robert Murray, Beth & John Schumann, Michele & Peter Sloane
Partners($250. – $499.): Jennifer Kasoff, Jane Putch, Ray Simmons
Angels ($100. – $249.): Book Walkers, Carrie & Alton Barron, Cathy Carron, Katie & John Carron, Anna & Stuart Cooper, Ivette Estrada, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Niki & Robert Grados, Karen & Todd Greenbarg, Carol & Steve Gutman, Anne & Steve Halliwell, Judy Kaiser, Margaret Orr, Nancy Palmer & Thomas Hehman, Evie & Panos Papapanou, Portraits in Words, Marcia Schreier, Hal Schwartz, Jessica Ewing & Steve Silpe, Susan Ades Stone, Marion Wolk
Friends($5. – $99.): Pippa Broadhurst, Beverly Grasso, Roni Beth Tower & David Griff, Anita Mandl, Laura Seaman, Sherrie Dulworth


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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