Juno Dawson

The United Kingdom

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

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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 guessin...

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Average rating: 3.99 · 19,516 ratings · 3,450 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
This Book is Gay

3.91 avg rating — 4,521 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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Say Her Name

3.93 avg rating — 2,980 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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4.13 avg rating — 3,448 ratings — published 2018 — 16 editions
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Hollow Pike

3.74 avg rating — 1,334 ratings — published 2012 — 17 editions
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Cruel Summer

3.95 avg rating — 999 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Gender Games: The Probl...

4.15 avg rating — 1,172 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Meat Market

4.26 avg rating — 967 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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4.39 avg rating — 647 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Margot & Me

4.25 avg rating — 544 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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Doctor Who: The Good Doctor

3.99 avg rating — 494 ratings — published 2018 — 8 editions
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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

“When you think of grandmothers, you imagine cuddly old ladies with mohair cardigans, tissues up their sleeves and an endless supply of Werther’s Originals.”
Juno Dawson, Margot & Me


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