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Linda Mayfield Hayes Salter

New Castle, Delaware, United States


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Linda Mayfield-Hayes is a self-published, African American poetess, and mother of one. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, but currently resides in Delaware with her son and husband Ronald Salter. Linda is a graduate of Kingsborough Community College with an Associates degree in Data Processing. She is the author of, "Life is a Roller Coaster", a collection of poems depicting life's ups and downs, and "Afroetry" Afrocentric poetry that educates and motivates.

She began writing poetry in her teens, but soon gave it up after receiving harsh critisism from a close family member. Now, over 30 years later, she has taken it up again and refuses to let anyone stop her from pursuing her dreams. She has recently written her debut children's book entitled, "Grandma's First Computer".

Interests: Poety

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • Grandma's First Computer
  • Poetry

  • Life is a Roller Coaster
  • Afroetry