NEWS:
You can buy my audiobooks directly from me now, at a discount. Have a look.
I recently had the pleasure to appear on GayTalk 2.0 to talk about Matt. Have a listen.
My latest children’s book: The Vampire Who Lost Her Fangs. Fun and perfect for young kids.

Inspiring • Thoughtful • Realistic • Provoking • Important

Hans M Hirschi’s writing highlights realistic LGBTQ+ experiences, believable characters, and settings rooted in/drawn from many different cultures. He’s willing to head down the road less traveled, focusing on important and real (often difficult) topics in our society.

Michel: A new book is slowly taking shape

Every author has their own way of tackling their stories. I for one have always been driven by the voices of my characters, as they talk to me in my head. No, I’m not crazy. At least I don’t think so. The story of Haakon and his fallen angels has many real-world roots, inspired by a novel by Larry Benjamin, What Binds Us, a pedophile I once knew, my experiences from India, and my love of travel, all contributed to this dark tale. I did not foresee Michel though. When he appeared early on in the story, during Haakon’s first trip abroad to London, on page twenty-three of the printed novel, I didn’t know the impact the character would have on me, until he, Michel, passes away from complications with HIV on a park bench near the Eiffel Tower. That’s on page sixty-four.

Blurring reality: what’s fictional pain?

To the brain, pain is pain, regardless I've been spending the past few weeks in France, exploring cities like Paris, Brest, Rennes, and St. Malo. I've traveled through time and space to do so, all from the comfort of my writing chair here in my house in Sweden. No...

To write is all about suffering, until this happens…

Of writing, procrastinating, pandemics and missing muses I began writing on my current book, Opus XXIII, on March 2, 2020. Do the math and you realize this was just a couple of weeks before the world shut down, locked up and someone seemingly threw away the keys....

Mind if I share a secret? I’m so over this pandemic! #covid19 #corona

This feeling that the pandemic is crushing something within me is overwhelming I'm not one to complain. A lot. I do, of course, like all of us, but I've born the cross of the pandemic like the most patient of gods on their way to Calvary. I asked myself: why complain?...

The tale of how a bedtime story became so much more

The unintentional children's book about losing your first baby teeth Let's begin at the top, shall we? Picture a cruise vessel (this was before the pandemic), somewhere in the Caribbean. It's time for Sascha, our son, to go to bed. As he's done often before, he's...