Tammy Rabideau is a writer living in Madison, WI. Her nonfiction work has appeared in several publications, including The New York Times, HuffPost, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Salon. Recently, her HuffPost essay, “I was On A Perfect Date Until His Comment About My Face Caused Everything To Unravel” went viral attracting over 2 million viewers in just 5 days. Tammy is working on a memoir titled, Making It, based on her New York Times, Modern Love essay.
Tammy has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s education in Professional Counseling. She has worked in the social work and mental health fields for over two decades assisting individuals in overcoming struggles with poverty, domestic violence, and mental illness. Tammy has one daughter, Kristil, who lives in France.