Deirdre Sullivan


Deirdre Sullivan is a freelance feature writer who specializes in home improvement, interior design, and how to live happily in your space with a pet. Her career has taken her from an assistant editor at Elle magazine to a content creator for brands and publishers including, MTV Networks, and Bustle. 


  • 10+ years of writing experience specializing living together with a pet, home decor, and interior design.
  • Been a featured speaker at Social Media Week NYC, 140 Characters Conference, Fashion 2.0 Awards, and PR News Conference


Deirdre started writing for The Spruce in 2014. She has written for publications such as MTV Networks, Bustle,, and HouseLogic. Deirdre is also a "maker." Her award-winning collection of home and personal accessories have been featured in The New York Times, Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, InStyle, Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Oprah Magazine, and more. 

Currently, Deirdre is obsessed with making the most of her pre-war New York City apartment.

Expertise: Pets, Home Decor, and Design
Education: SUNY Purchase
Location: New York City, NY
Title: Freelancer

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.

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