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Dan Rattiner

American Journalist & Newspaper Publisher

Dan’s Papers

Dan Rattiner is an award-winning writer, editor, and publisher of Dan’s Papers. For over sixty years Rattiner has written more than 300 articles a year on a variety of topics, lending his pen and wit to everything from global politics to scandal. Known as the “Hoaxer of the Hamptons” Rattiner’s colorful sense of humor and perspective have birthed some of the most memorable stories of East End myth and legend. Throughout the sixty years of Rattiner’s coverage of the daily goings-on, community intrigues, celebrities, and locals Dan’s Papers has come to serve as an indispensable historical snapshot of the life and times of the Hamptons. Outside of Rattiner’s free weekly Dan’s Papers lifestyle publication, he has written twelve books and three memoirs, In The Hamptons: My Fifty Years With Farmers, Fishermen, Writers, Artists, Billionaires and Celebrities, The Hamptons Too: Further Encounters With Farmers, Fishermen, Artists, Billionaires, and Celebrities, Still in the Hamptons: More Tales of the Rich, the Famous and the Rest of Us– each receiving rave reviews and sales. Rattiner’s blood is in all things print, also a skilled cartoonist his work has appeared in Esquire, The Realist, Saturday Review of Literature, and Maclean’s in Canada; and exhibited at Tower Gallery in Southampton, New York, and the Winter Tree Gallery in Sag Harbor, New York. Dan Rattiner’s work in journalism and media continues to engage, entertain and enlighten readers with his whimsical, fun, and charming insight into the East End lifestyle.