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.

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, donations may be made by check (please email us for address: rsvp@spokeninterludes.com) or through Pay Pal.



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

Founders($1000. +): Thomas Hehman, Michele & Peter Sloane, National Basketball Association thanks to Kathy Behrens, Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant from the James Irvine Foundation, Hieronymous foundation.

Patrons($500. – $999.): Ben Cheever, Dan Le Roy & Randy Herrera, Jennifer Kasoff.
Partners($250. – $499.): LA Writers Lab.
Angels ($100. – $249.): Daniel Ages, Judy Bomback, Pamela Chavez, Ivette Estrada, Susan, Gilbert, Ronnie Beth Tower & David Griff, Jane Horne, Michele & Matthew Ludmer, Catherine MacFarland, Nancy Palmer, Lee Perry, Colleen Reilly (Book Walkers).
Friends($5. – $99.): Lisa Bishop, Giovanna Fiorino-Iannace, Roberta Hethcox, Judy Kaiser, Crissie Landry, Virginia Read, Lynn Schmeidler, Laura Seaman.



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.