Juno Dawson


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Previously wrote under the name James Dawson

Queen of Teen 2014 Juno Dawson is the multi award-winning author of six novels for young adults. In 2016, she authored the best-selling World Book Day title: SPOT THE DIFFERENCE.

Her next novel is the beautiful and emotive MARGOT & ME (Jan 2017) which will be followed by her adult debut, the memoir THE GENDER GAMES (Jul 17).

Juno also wrote the bestselling non-fiction guide to life for young LGBT people, THIS BOOK IS GAY. In 2016 a follow-up, MIND YOUR HEAD, featured everything a young person needs to know about mental health.

Juno is a regular contributor to Attitude Magazine, Glamour Magazine and The Guardian and has contributed to news items on BBC Women’s Hour, Front Row, ITV News, Channel 5 New
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THE GENDER GAMES – LIVE!

This is going to be MAJOR and I’m going to be invading your consciousness for much of June I’m afraid. My face will be all over the shop, but most importantly I’m hitting the road for a whistle-stop tour. I’m hoping as many of you as possible will be able to get along and join the conversation. Limited notions of what boys and girls should do have screwed me over my whole life – and I’m guessing y

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“I dare to dream of a world where people can dress, speak and behave how they want, free from mockery, derision, judgement, harassment and danger. This is what I want. Who’s with me?”
Juno Dawson, The Gender Games: The Problem With Men and Women, From Someone Who Has Been Both

“You've got a choice. Peace or war? Life or death? Harmony or hate? I've never understood why that even needs discussion, it's so flippin' obvious!”
Juno Dawson, Doctor Who: The Good Doctor

“Where we’re from, both the location and the environment we’ve stewed in, has a massive impact on the adults we become.”
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