Tom Wade

An energetic teller of mostly-true tales, Tom Wade’s stories engage and delight people of all ages. He has appeared several times as a Guest Teller at the Sierra Storytelling Festival and is also a three-time winner of the Sierra Storytelling Festival Story Slam. If you catch him offstage, beware! With no time limitations, you just might find yourself spellbound for hours.

As well as a storyteller, Tom is a farmer and homestead dairyman with a passion for cooperating with Nature, even when it arrives as a bobcat in the chicken coop. Growing up on a small farm in Michigan as the oldest son in a family of ten children. he honed his storytelling skills at the family dinner table. He currently lives, works and volunteers in the Yuba Watershed, the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.