Len Vlahos, along with his wife Kristen Gilligan, is the owner of the Tattered Cover Bookstores. Tattered Cover is a full service, general indie bookstore with four locations in Metro Denver, as well as three Tattered Cover branded locations at Denver International Airport. They are the official bookseller for Denver Comic Con. Prior to Tattered Cover, Len was Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, and Chief Operating Officer of the American Booksellers Association.
Len is also the author of three young adult novels: The Scar Boys (Lerner Publications), a finalist for the American Library Association’s 2014 Morris Award for best debut teen fiction, its sequel, Scar Girl (Lerner Publications), and Life in a Fishbowl, (Bloomsbury), which published in the U.S. in January 2017 and is being published in 12 languages and 18 countries. He has two more books scheduled for publication, one from Bloomsbury (winter/spring 2019) and one from Feiwel & Friends (fall 2019), in collaboration with bestselling young adult author, Julie Halpern.
Len and Kristen live in Littleton with their two sons, dog, and cat.