Len Handeland

Len is an award-winning fictional author. His writing involves vampires, paranormal, and murder crime drama novels. Len has enjoyed writing as far back as middle school. To further enhance and better his writing, Len has taken many creative writing classes and, in 2017, attended The San Francisco International Writer’s Conference, which inspired him to write his first book, “The Darkest Gift,” based on his love of vampires. He credits the late Anne Rice as the author who inspired him the most to write his dark vampire story. His first book earned him 5-star reviews from readers and professional book reviewers. His first novel became a finalist in the American book fest contest in the fall of 2021.

Last spring, Len’s novel “The Darkest Gift” was awarded first place in the Bookfest 2022 awards in the category of Fiction/Horror. In addition, Len’s book and author interview was featured in the fall literature issue of “DeMode” magazine, with Len’s book named one of ten must-read books of 2021. Len’s second novel is “Requiem for Miriam,” a murder crime drama with paranormal activity that won the 2022 Literary titan award for fiction/horror, and his third, based on his 27 years in the hair industry, “Tales from the Chair,” winner of the Firebird award in 2022 under the category of beauty; he’s currently writing his fourth book “Transplanted Evil” to release in June of 2023.