Larry Gene Stenzel is a writer of adult
literary fiction. He was born in Arlington, Minnesota to Albin Ludwig and
Mildred Sophia (Bartels) Stenzel. He graduated from the University of
Minnesota, receiving his B.A. in 1971.
He lives in Sacramento, California,
and is the owner of Samuel Powell Publishing Company (founded
1979). He is also a manager at Barry Cassidy Rare Books and an
associate of Mogavero Notestine Associates, an architecture, planning,
and development services firm.
He is currently on the
Board of Directors of Resources for Independent Living in
Sacramento. Past community involvement in Sacramento has included
serving on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Housing Alliance
(1999-2001) and being a member of the Church Council at St. John's
Lutheran Church (1992-97).