Writer and storyteller

Bear by Rima Staines

Tom Hirons

Tom is the author of Sometimes a Wild God, which you can buy as a pocket-sized book or A3 poster using the buttons at the bottom of the page or from the Hedgespoken Press shop. If you don't know the poem, you can hear it read by Tom in the video below.

Tom is also co-founder and storyteller for Hedgespoken, the travelling off-grid storytelling theatre and home that he and Rima Staines have made on the back of a vintage Bedford lorry, in which they live and work with their young son. See the Hedgespoken website for more about that and where to find them on the road this year.

If you'd like to know more about Tom's work, including storytelling and wilderness rites of passage, please do get in touch. You can contact Tom via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or find him on social media via the links at the top of the page.

Tom's work available from Hedgespoken Press

Latest news

  • New poem - The Lapwing Stars

    Autumn's here. The slow pull of the year down into Winter is hastening, and with it the deepening soul-call resounds. Here's a poem that first appeared in the beautifully-laid out thing that is Fiddler's Green.

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  • Nettle-Eater & Buzzard Fayre

    I've begun recording things again. It's been a long while, but this is a slow-burning fire of a project - to put together some kind of regular spoken-word offering, including some recordings of poetry and prose, but also some late-night meanderings through the subjects I love to think and talk about... Read more ...  

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