This is Leonard Scovens’s bio, in his own words:

A PEN Award winning essayist and educator, Leonard Andre Scovens, Jr. co-wrote the 2014 Writer’s Digest Self Published Book Award winner, Wildflowers in the Median, which has been adapted into a play touring the southern U.S. [The book was co-authored with Agnes Fury, the mother and granddaughter of Leonard Scoven’s two victims.]

Leonard also created the Higher Ground Workshop Series and co-founded Achieve Higher Ground, a non-profit restorative justice service provider in Florida.


Leonard Scovens is serving two consecutive LIFE sentences.  


To contact Leonard Scovens, please write to:

Leonard Scovens #165908

Dade Correctional Inst.

19000 SW 337th Street

Florida City, FL  33034