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Melody Paloma is a Melbourne-based writer currently undertaking her honours year in Creative Writing at RMIT University. Her poetry has been published in Overland, Rabbit and Voiceworks and she was recently awarded the 2014 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets. In 2015 she received a WriCE fellowship and took part in a collaborative residency held in Vietnam. Melody is founder and editor of Dear Everybody (IG: @deareverybodycollective twitter: @deareverybody_), a creative collective facilitating collaboration and creative exchange between artists and writers. 

Melody is a poet commissioned for the Rhyming The Dead Radio Series.




  • Melody Paloma reads 'Redwood Plantation, Otways National Park'
  • Melody Paloma reads 'Fitzroy Commission Flats
  • 4. Hands Disappear Into Wood - Rhyming The Dead - Melody Paloma & Sam Wagan Watson