Michelle Malkin is a conservative author, blogger, columnist,
She began her career in newspaper journalism with the Los
Angeles Daily News, where she worked as an editorial writer and
weekly columnist from 1992-94. In 1995, she was named Warren
Brookes Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in
Washington, D.C. In 1996, she joined the editorial board of the
Seattle Times, where she penned editorials and weekly columns for
three and a half years.
Mrs. Malkin has been a nationally syndicated columnist for
Creators Syndicate since 1999. Her twice-weekly column is carried
by the New York Post, National Review, Townhall.com, and many other
newspapers and websites.
Her first book, Invasion: How America Still Welcomes
Terrorists Criminals & Other Foreign Menaces to Our
Shores, published in 2002, was a New York Times bestseller.
Her most recent book, Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team
of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies, was #1 on the New York
Times hardcover non-fiction bestseller list for six weeks in a
She has founded three successful conservative websites: michellemalkin.com, HotAir.com (sold to Salem
Communications in 2010), and Twitchy.com (sold to Salem
Communications in 2013).
The daughter of Filipino immigrants, Malkin was born in
Philadelphia, Pa., in 1970 and was raised in southern New Jersey.
She has worked as a press inserter, tax preparation aide, and
network news librarian. She is also a lapsed classical pianist.
She lives with her husband and two children in Colorado Springs,
- Culture of Corruption
- Common Core
- Social media activism