A New York Times best selling writer, Michelle Ule lives in northern California.
A native of San Pedro, California, she has a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles. She marched in the clarinet section of the band and worked as a reporter and city editor for the UCLA Daily Bruin.
As a writer, Michelle’s interested in how people live through difficulties with their spiritual life intact. She focuses on how to live a hope-full life within the context of a hostile society. She’s curious about the why and how, and likes to add an ironic twist to her stories.
A retired Navy wife, Michelle has a terrific husband, four brilliant children, two perfect daughter-in-laws and five adorable grandchildren.
A Bible study leader for more than 35 years, Michelle works part time at Books & Such Literary Agency. In her free time, she travels, writes and reads.
As a longtime amateur genealogists, she’s the self-published author of Pioneer Stock and other family biographies.
Michelle also has written an unpublished spiritual memoir, Loving God Without a Label. It’s the story of how she found God at work through thirteen moves, a variety of church, denomination and parachurch settings.
Michelle’s debut novella, The Dogtrot Christmas, appeared in Barbour Publishing’s A Log Cabin Christmas Collection in September 2011. The book made The New York Times fiction best seller extended list on October 2, 2011. It spent many months on the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) best seller’s list.
Her debut novel, Bridging Two Hearts, a Barbour/Harlequin’s Heartsong book, released in 2013.
An Inconvenient Gamble, a novella, was part of The Texas Brides Collection, released in 2013.
As well as writing, Michelle also speaks on Oswald Chambers, Biddy Chambers, Prayer, Devotions and Navy life. See her speaker page for further information.