Linda Riggs Mayfield shares words, sounds, and images through writing, music, and art. As an author, editor, and research and writing consultant, she writes and edits books and helps scholars design, conduct, and report research. She publishes in the popular and academic press and hosts the historical website Seeking Siloam Springs.
Linda has taught every grade from first through university in the US and a mission school in Chile, written and taught adult Bible studies, and presented at regional and national conferences. A life-long learner, she earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in education. She is active in her church and as a volunteer in the community. She and her husband have four adult children and 11 grandchildren. They live in a small city in Central Illinois where she is a literacy specialist at the community college, and they own a herd of llamas on their nearby fourth generation family farm, Mockingbird Hill.