Al's Starfish stories have included:
The Master of Mule Lake,
An Episode with a Pepper
The Candy Bar Caper
The Reality of Relaying Roscoe
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
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
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
Fax him at 507-845-2147
E-mail him at SnoEowl@aol.com.