Deirdre English (born in 1948) is the former editor of Mother Jones and author of numerous articles for national publications and television documentaries. She has taught at the State University of New York and currently teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is a faculty mentor at the Center for the Study of the Working Family at the Graduate School of Sociology. English is co-author, with Barbara Ehrenreich, of For Her Own Good: 150 Years of the Experts' Advice along with a number of pamphlets. She contributed essays to Susan Meiselas's photography book Carnival Strippers. Her mother is Fanita English. She was married to Don Terner, who died in a 1996 plane crash in Croatia.
- Ehrenreich, Barbara; English, Deirdre (1971). Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers. Oyster Bay, N.Y.: Glass Mountain Pamphlets. OCLC 756025.
- Ehrenreich, Barbara; English, Deirdre (1973). Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness. Old Westbury, N.Y.: Feminist Press. OCLC 741018.
- Ehrenreich, Barbara; English, Deirdre (1978). For Her Own Good: 150 Years of the Experts' Advice to Women. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press. OCLC 3893169.
- English, Deirdre; Sheehy, Gail (October 3, 2008). "The Word from Wasilla". Salon.
- "Author attacks housework". The Star-Phoenix. CP. March 23, 1976.
- Meiselas, Susan (2003). Carnival Strippers. Göttingen: Steidl. ISBN 978-3-88243-954-0. OCLC 54817304.
- Hewitt, Bill (April 22, 1996). "Man in Motion". People 45 (16).
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