E. Raymond Tatten is a life-long Yankee living in Central Massachusetts apple country.
Tatten shares a home on a country road in Sterling, Massachusetts with his wife Linda, daughter KT and a four-pound female Yorkie named Dani Dog.
His essays and articles have appeared in local publications, including The Worcester Telegram, The Harvard Post, The Bolton Independent, The Landmark and Sterling Meetinghouse News, along with MUSED Bella Online Literary Review and Adelaide Literary Magazine where his essay, “STILL” was “shortlisted” as “Essay of the Year.”
His first book, “AND ANOTHER THING just saying…” is a compilation of thirty-five favorite essays.
Two new publications have been released recently. “Moving Willie” is a memoiristic novel about an eight-year-old boy living in the city of Lowell who is transplanted to a remote farm in Harvard, Massachusetts. The second work is a short story called “TEX MOSTLY” which was published in 2020 and shortlisted by Adelaide Literary Magazine as a finalist for “Short Story of the Year.”
A new book is soon to be released, “SAWYER’S REGRET,” an historical novel portraying the kidnapping by Indians of Thomas Sawyer, his Son Elias from Lancaster, MA along with John Bigelow from Marlboro in 1705.