John Armistead

John Armistead talks with students at Edgewood Elementary School, Homewood, Ala.

John Armistead with students at Lake Stevens Middle School, Miami, Fla. Armistead was invited by the Miami Book Fair International to visit schools that had read "The Return of Gabriel."

John Armistead and eighth grades students at Anwatin Middle School, Minneapolis, Minn. The students had read Armistead's book "The Return of Gabriel."

John Armistead and sixth grade students at Sheridan School, Minneapolis, discuss developing characters for a new story.


February, 2018, Grit Restaurant, Taylor, Miss.

March 16-18, 2018, Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival, Fairhope, Ala.

May 12-13, 2018, Gumtree Art Festival, Tupelo, Miss.

October 12-14, 2018, Pink Palace Crafts Fair, Memphis, Tenn.

Selected Works

A Sheriff Grover Bramlett mystery
A Sheriff Grover Bramlett mystery
A Sheriff Bramlett mystery
Young adult fiction
A thirteen-year-old boy in Alabama visits his grandmother and learns about the violence of racism.
A thirteen-year-old boy is caught up in the violence of Mississippi in the summer of 1964.