Featured Writer - Al Batt

Al's Starfish stories have included: 

Christmas
The Master of Mule Lake,
The Dove,
An Episode with a Pepper
Christmas Memories
Pop's Cans
The Candy Bar Caper
The Reality of Relaying Roscoe
The Bird
Lutefisk
Mechanically Declined
To Tell the Truth
and several others.

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Al Batt of rural Hartland, Minnesota is a writer, speaker, storyteller and humorist. Al, who was born and raised on a farm near Hartland, lives in the Batt Cave with his wife Gail (a.k.a. "The Queen B") and their dog, Towhee, a Belgian Airhead.

Al has been featured in the Smithsonian Magazine, the Star Tribune, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Writer's Digest. He does commentaries for public radio.  He also writes a weekly "Nature's World" column and a weekly "Tales From Exit 22" humor column for a number of newspapers, and does a regular show for KMSU Radio. He writes a number of cartoon strips that are syndicated nationally.

Al is a regular contributor to nature and birding magazines, newspapers and farm periodicals. He has written jokes for a former President of the United States.

Al appears each week on "Memories and Musings by Al Batt" on QTV. He hosts the weekly, "Movies You Could Watch With Your Mother," on KSMQ-TV. He has written for radio and the movies.  His mother thinks he is special.


To contact Al, write to him at:

 71622 325 St.,
Hartland, MN 56042

Phone him at
507-845-2836

Fax him at 507-845-2147

E-mail him at SnoEowl@aol.com.

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