Tracey Minkin

  • Her writing has appeared in more than 40 publications, including Outside, Men's Journal, and Travel + Leisure
  • Tracey has been writing for The Spruce since December 2018


Tracey Minkin has been on magazine staffs as an editor, has lived the freelance life of travel and writing, has done radio and video, and has worked to channel all this experience into coaching and teaching via workshops, panels, and special courses.


Tracey got her A.B. in English, with a specialty in fiction writing, from Stanford University. She has an M.S. in Journalism from the Columbia University School of Journalism.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.