Michael Gormley was born in Upper Sandusky, Ohio in 1991. He was raised there by his grandmother and mother. In 1995, his mother married, and a few years later, moved to Bainbridge, Ohio, living with his mother and father. There, he grew up with his younger brother and sister. Michael received his Associates Degree in Graphic Design from Lakeland Community College; however, his true passion has always been writing. He later attended Cleveland State University, where he graduated honors with a Bachelor’s in English: Creative Writing. It Rains is his debut novel.