Writer and storyteller

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Tom Hirons

Welcome. I’m the author of Sometimes a Wild God, and the longer piece of moorland-prose, Nettle-Eater, both of which are published by Hedgespoken Press and can be bought right here using the buttons at the bottom of the page.

I do write other things, too. Have a look about. If you’d like to share the writing, please do, but remember to give credit and link back to the appropriate page in your share. Links to the shop are always good. Everything is © me and all rights are reserved.

I’m also co-founder and ring-master of Hedgespoken, the travelling off-grid storytelling theatre and home that Rima Staines and I have made on the back of a vintage Bedford lorry, in which we sometimes live and sometimes work, with our two young sons. See the Hedgespoken website for more about that and where to find us on the road this year.

If you’d like to be kept informed by subscribing to my very occasional newsletter Bear Speaks to the Stars, you can do that by clicking here and filling in the box.

You can contact me via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or find me on social media via the links at the top of the page.



Me with Rima and our eldest son at Buddhafield 2018 (photo: Alastair Whitby)

If you'd like to support me in my writing, please click the button below and buy me a few minutes writing time while I juggle the demands of parenting, running Hedgespoken travelling storytelling theatre and staying sane in this strange crucible that is 21st century life.

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Tom's work available from Hedgespoken Press