​​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.



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

J.P. Cane ~ Sara Condrey ~ A.S. Drayton ~ P.A. Duncan ~ David Godwin ~ Ted Hale

Harry Heckel ~ Jeffrey James Higgins ~ Tim Holland ~ Elvy Howard  

Jacqueline T. Johnson ~ Joanne Liggan ~ Kimberly Matthews ~ John Musgrove

Sharon Pajka ~ Denise Peters ~ Vesna Pope ~ Vianlix-Christine Schneider  

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





WORKSHOPS!

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.)









THE 2020 BOOK EXPO WAS CANCELLED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.

MANY OF THE ABOVE AUTHORS WERE SCHEDULED TO BE THERE, BUT WHEN IT WAS CANCELLED, WE MADE A VIDEO INTRODUCING SOME OF THE AUTHORS AND THEIR BOOKS. VIEW THE VIDEO BELOW:

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)

ATTENTION AUTHORS! 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A TABLE AT THE EXPO!

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


SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION!


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.










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​​SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE!

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)​