Hayden Winston (born Hayden Winston Smith) is a Black, bisexual, novelist, poet and activist. He is the author of the novel, Wildflowers. His works draw on his experiences as a QPOC and the child of West Indian immigrants. He holds a BSc in Criminal Justice. Originally from Los Angeles, he currently resides in Northern California with his husband and their cattle dog mix.
He independently published his premier novel, In Last Night’s Clothes along with two poetry collections (Les Saisons, Bellator ego sum).
Other pen names: H.W. Smith