Melody Paul was born near Helena, Montana. She attended Montana State
University in Bozeman, where she earned a Bachelors of Science in
Sociology; Justice Studies with minors in Spanish and Native American
Studies. She was an army wife for eight years before moving with her
husband and four children to Portland, Oregon. Her work has been
published online in The Indian Diary and Full of Crow. Along with
reading and writing poetry, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her
family, gardening, painting, and experimenting in the culinary arts.