Hanover Book Expo 2022!

A Celebration of the Arts!

Saturday, November 12, 2022

VFW Post 9808

7168 Flag Ln.

Mechanicsville, VA 23111

FREE Admission!

from 10:00 am 'til 2:00 pm


Sponsors include:



(Only 8 tables left!)

Dancers pictured here may not be the students who will be dancing at the expo. This photo is a representation only.

Mary Montague Sikes (click here to view her bio)

​​What to Expect This Year

Dozens of Virginia's authors will be discussing, signing, and selling their latest books.

"Buy 4, Get 1 FREE" 

Each person receives a card with 4 check-boxes. 
Each time you purchase a book, have the author initial one of the boxes.
After 4 purchases, go to Table #1 near the entrance to choose your free book!

This is a family event with Face-Painting and gift bags for the children!

Children's Story-Times! 11:00 and 12:45

Readings by authors Carol Smith, Sara Condrey, and Kimberly Matthews.

AGENTS, & PUBLISHERS will be listed below as they register.

Michelle Breon ~ J.P. Cane ~ Sara Condrey ~ Aaron Crocker ~ A.S. Drayton ~ P.A. Duncan

 David Godwin ~ Stewart Goodwin ~ Ted Hale ~ Harry Heckel ~ Jeffrey James Higgins

 Tim Holland ~ Elvy Howard ~ Kenneth James ~ Jacqueline T. Johnson ~ Linette Kasper David Keener ~ Joanne Liggan ~ Kimberly Matthews ~ Ana Moraine ~ John Musgrove

Sharon Pajka ~ Denise Peters ~ Chris Register ~ Vianlix-Christine Schneider  

Susan Schwartz ~ Daniel Sherrier ~ Mary Montague Sikes ~ Carol Smith ~ Paul Steinberg Charles Tabb ~ Edwin C. Taylor ~ Celie Thomas ~ Nelly Tonchev ~ Heather Weidner

Paula Weiss 


There are two workshops offered this year FREE.

One is for those who aspire to write a book and become a published author,

and the other is for already published authors.

Find out more by clicking the"WORKSHOP" tab at the top of the page.

(Although these are free, you still must pre-register.)

Welcome to the Hanover Book Festival Website!

We are so glad you found us and hope you will join us for this year's festival for readers!  Always FREE to the public and a fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours on a Saturday.

Visit each table to meet the authors and browse their newest books.

Buy 4 books and get one free from the table of books donated by participating authors.

We hope to see you there!

This Year We Are Celebrating the Arts!

Literary Arts, Dance, Paintings, & Graphic Art!

Browse the newest books from Virginia authors, 

then visit the Art Gallery featuring the following artists:

​Paul Steinberg (click here to view his bio)

Paul will be featuring his "​Streets of Life" paintings.



We enjoyed them so much last year, they will be back again this year!

 Crossroads Irish Dance Troupe will be giving a performance!

You don't want to miss these talented young people!  

(Two Performances:  12:00-12:30PM and 1:30-2:00PM)​