Who We Are

Tammy Perlmutter
Founder and Curator
Tammy writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She founded The Mudroom to make room in the mess and create a space for people to be heard. Tammy guest posts a bit, writes flash memoir, personal essay, and poetry, leads writing groups, and preaches on occasion. She has an essay included in the book Soul Bare: Raw Read More
Tammy PerlmutterFounder and Curator
Tammy writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She founded The Mudroom to make room in the mess and create a space for people to be heard. Tammy guest posts a bit, writes flash memoir, personal essay, and poetry, leads writing groups, and preaches on occasion. She has an essay included in the book Soul Bare: Raw Read More
Amanda Tingle Taylor
Managing Editor
Amanda is an elementary school art teacher living just south of Atlanta. She shares her home with her husband, daughter, foster children and a menagerie of animals. Her passion for helping others and her desire to share the word of God with the hurting and lost comes through in her artwork, photography, and writing. You can find her at her Read More
Amanda Tingle TaylorManaging Editor
Amanda is an elementary school art teacher living just south of Atlanta. She shares her home with her husband, daughter, foster children and a menagerie of animals. Her passion for helping others and her desire to share the word of God with the hurting and lost comes through in her artwork, photography, and writing. You can find her at her Read More
Grace P. Cho
Administrative Assistant
Grace P. Cho is a writer, wife, and mama to two littles. She writes and is the managing editor for The Mudroom and GraceTable as well as a contributor for Inheritance Magazine and A Moment to Breathe. Her favorites include walking alongside others, speaking truth through story, coffee of any kind, and desert landscapes. You can follow her on her Read More
Grace P. ChoAdministrative Assistant
Grace P. Cho is a writer, wife, and mama to two littles. She writes and is the managing editor for The Mudroom and GraceTable as well as a contributor for Inheritance Magazine and A Moment to Breathe. Her favorites include walking alongside others, speaking truth through story, coffee of any kind, and desert landscapes. You can follow her on her Read More
Nicole T. Walters
Administrative Assistant
Nicole T. Walters loves to experience and to write about this messy, noisy, beautiful world and cultures not her own. Though her family’s roots run deep in the soil of the Southern United States, Nicole and her husband and two little ones are learning to love hot milk tea instead of sweet iced tea as they make their home in Read More
Nicole T. WaltersAdministrative Assistant
Nicole T. Walters loves to experience and to write about this messy, noisy, beautiful world and cultures not her own. Though her family’s roots run deep in the soil of the Southern United States, Nicole and her husband and two little ones are learning to love hot milk tea instead of sweet iced tea as they make their home in Read More
Heather Caliri
Contributor
Heather Caliri is a writer from San Diego who wakes up with tea, eggs, and advice columns every morning. She’s learned to use tiny, joyful yeses to free herself from anxiety.  Read posts by Heather here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of Read More
Heather CaliriContributor
Heather Caliri is a writer from San Diego who wakes up with tea, eggs, and advice columns every morning. She’s learned to use tiny, joyful yeses to free herself from anxiety.  Read posts by Heather here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of Read More
Ashley Hales
Contributor
Ashley Hales holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. But she spends most of her time chasing around her four children and helping her husband plant a church. Her writing has appeared in Books & Culture, (in)courage, Think Christian and other places. Read all of Ashley’s posts here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Read More
Ashley HalesContributor
Ashley Hales holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. But she spends most of her time chasing around her four children and helping her husband plant a church. Her writing has appeared in Books & Culture, (in)courage, Think Christian and other places. Read all of Ashley’s posts here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Read More
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros
Contributor
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros is a Tejana poet, freelance writer, and speaker. She is mom to three and wife to one. Her work can be found in The Acentos Review, Rock & Sling, and The Lookout Magazine where she honors Latinidad and faith. You can read her work here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, Read More
Carolina Hinojosa-CisnerosContributor
Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros is a Tejana poet, freelance writer, and speaker. She is mom to three and wife to one. Her work can be found in The Acentos Review, Rock & Sling, and The Lookout Magazine where she honors Latinidad and faith. You can read her work here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, Read More
Karen Gonzalez
Contributor
Karen González is an immigrant from Guatemala, raised in the US. She is a writer, baseball lover, and amateur theologian in Baltimore, MD.  She is also co-host of the Dovetail Podcast. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and Read More
Karen GonzalezContributor
Karen González is an immigrant from Guatemala, raised in the US. She is a writer, baseball lover, and amateur theologian in Baltimore, MD.  She is also co-host of the Dovetail Podcast. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and Read More
Katelyn Durst
Poet in Residence
Our second poet-in-residence, Katelyn Durst, is a community artist, creative activist, teacher and youth worker. She has worked within urban youth development and urban community development for ten years. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and co-founder of Read More
Katelyn DurstPoet in Residence
Our second poet-in-residence, Katelyn Durst, is a community artist, creative activist, teacher and youth worker. She has worked within urban youth development and urban community development for ten years. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and co-founder of Read More
Dorothy Greco
Contributor
Dorothy Littell Greco is the author of Making Marriage Beautiful. She writes about the intersection faith and contemporary culture, relationships, parenting, leadership, and race for many publications including Christianity Today, Relevant, Biola University, InterVarsity’s The Well, and many more. You can find more of Dorothy’s writing on her site or by following her on Facebook or Twitter. About Latest Posts Read More
Dorothy GrecoContributor
Dorothy Littell Greco is the author of Making Marriage Beautiful. She writes about the intersection faith and contemporary culture, relationships, parenting, leadership, and race for many publications including Christianity Today, Relevant, Biola University, InterVarsity’s The Well, and many more. You can find more of Dorothy’s writing on her site or by following her on Facebook or Twitter. About Latest Posts Read More
Alia Joy
Quarterly Contributor
Alia Joy is a storyteller, speaker, and homeschooling mother of three making her home in Central Oregon. She shares her story in broken bits and pieces on her blog and finds community where other’s stories intersect. She’s a cynical idealist who is always trying to find the beautiful bits in the midst of the messy and broken. She believes even Read More
Alia JoyQuarterly Contributor
Alia Joy is a storyteller, speaker, and homeschooling mother of three making her home in Central Oregon. She shares her story in broken bits and pieces on her blog and finds community where other’s stories intersect. She’s a cynical idealist who is always trying to find the beautiful bits in the midst of the messy and broken. She believes even Read More
Grace Sandra
Quarterly Contributor
Grace Sandra is a Jesus follower, a social & racial justice advocate, and a wife & Mama who writes blogs & books. Read posts by Grace Sandra here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and co-founder of Deeply Read More
Grace SandraQuarterly Contributor
Grace Sandra is a Jesus follower, a social & racial justice advocate, and a wife & Mama who writes blogs & books. Read posts by Grace Sandra here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and co-founder of Deeply Read More
Marlena Graves
Quarterly Contributor
Marlena Graves is the author of A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness (Brazos Press 2014). Hearts and Minds Books awarded it the Best Book on Spiritual Formation by a First Time Writer (2014).  Marlena is also a bylined writer for Christianity Today and Our Daily Journey (Our Daily Bread Ministries). Her pieces have also appeared in Read More
Marlena GravesQuarterly Contributor
Marlena Graves is the author of A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness (Brazos Press 2014). Hearts and Minds Books awarded it the Best Book on Spiritual Formation by a First Time Writer (2014).  Marlena is also a bylined writer for Christianity Today and Our Daily Journey (Our Daily Bread Ministries). Her pieces have also appeared in Read More
Velynn Brown
Quarterly Contributor
My heart beats for the underdog, underprivileged and underloved—because that has been some big pieces of my own story. I love Jesus so much. I really do. He pursued me like no other. No. Other. And I am still so desperate for Him.  Read posts by Velynn here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, Read More
Velynn BrownQuarterly Contributor
My heart beats for the underdog, underprivileged and underloved—because that has been some big pieces of my own story. I love Jesus so much. I really do. He pursued me like no other. No. Other. And I am still so desperate for Him.  Read posts by Velynn here. About Latest Posts Follow meTammy PerlmutterWriter at Raggle-TaggleTammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, Read More
Caris Adel
Quarterly Contributor
I am passionate about recognizing the image of God in everyone, and seeing the truth of God everywhere. I’m continually looking for ways to disrupt my status quo. Raised in a primarily white environment, I now live as a minority in my neighborhood. I hold to pacifist leanings even as I live in a military community.  And after a lifetime Read More
Caris AdelQuarterly Contributor
I am passionate about recognizing the image of God in everyone, and seeing the truth of God everywhere. I’m continually looking for ways to disrupt my status quo. Raised in a primarily white environment, I now live as a minority in my neighborhood. I hold to pacifist leanings even as I live in a military community.  And after a lifetime Read More
Brenna D’Ambrosio
Contributor
I believe in finding and celebrating the breath of God in the every day, and that sometimes a gentle, simple group of words is the best way to reflect the complex and bold beauty of the world. I believe in the fierce. I believe in a generation of girls and women finding their voice. A generation who are the heroes Read More
Brenna D’AmbrosioContributor
I believe in finding and celebrating the breath of God in the every day, and that sometimes a gentle, simple group of words is the best way to reflect the complex and bold beauty of the world. I believe in the fierce. I believe in a generation of girls and women finding their voice. A generation who are the heroes Read More
Tammy Perlmutter
Follow me

Tammy Perlmutter

Writer at Raggle-Taggle
Tammy Perlmutter writes about unabridged life, fragmented faith, and investing in the mess. She is founder and curator of The Mudroom and co-founder of Deeply Rooted., a biannual worship and teaching gathering for women. Tammy is a member of Redbud Writers Guild; writing blog posts, personal essays, flash memoir, poetry, and even preaching sometimes. She's an urban beekeeper and lives in an intentional Christian community in Chicago with her husband, Mike, and daughter, Phoenix.
Tammy Perlmutter
Follow me

Latest posts by Tammy Perlmutter (see all)