Andrew Taylor-Troutman

Andrew Taylor-Troutman is the author of Little Big Moments, a collection of mini-essays about parenting and Tigers, Mice & Strawberries: Poems. Taylor-Troutman lives in Chapel Hill where he serves as pastor of Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church and occasionally stumbles upon the wondrous while in search of his next cup of coffee.

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