Len Lamensdorf

About me

Len Lamensdorf is the award-winning author of 9 novels, 3 full-length plays and one successful feature film. He is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago and U of C Law School (editor, Law Review); he completed post-graduate work at Harvard Law, and is a member of the Illinois, California and U.S. Supreme Ct. bars. Len was a fellow at UCLA of Kenneth Macgowan, original producer of Eugene O’Neill. His novels have been published by Simon & Schuster, Delacorte and SeaScape Press. His Y/A “Will to Conquer” trilogy won a Gold Benjamin Franklin, an Independent Publishers Award and a “Children’s Choice Award” from the Children’s Book Council and International Reading Association. “Gino, the Countess and Chagall,” won a Silver Benjamin Franklin. “The Ballad of Billy Lee-George Washington’s Favorite Slave” was acclaimed by Pulitzer Prize winners Joseph Ellis and Ron Chernow. “The Mexican Gardener” was a finalist for ForeWord Book of the Year. Due soon is “The Murdered Messiah.”

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