Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons serves as the editor and community manager of SpokaneFAVS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and a master’s degree in communication. She’s reported on religion for more than a decade and has written for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Over the years Simmons has won several journalism awards including the 2009 American Academy of Religion’s first place award for best in-depth reporting on religion, and the 2011 Religion Newswriters Association’s Schachern Award for Online Religion Section of the Year. She also teaches courses at Gonzaga University and Spokane Falls Community College.

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Abbey monastics with H.E. Dagmo-la in the meditaiton hall.
Life at Sravasti Abbey

A Tibetan Buddhist nun blazes a trail for other wome...

Tracy Simmons interviews Venerable Thubten Chodron about the founding of the Abbey.

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Interview on “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Trad...

Tracy Simmons speaks to Venerable Thubten Chodron about her new book and why it would…

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