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 most recent YA novel is the beautiful and emotive Margot & Me which will be followed by Clean (April 2018). Her adult debut is a memoir The Gender Games (July 17).
Juno also wrote the bestselling non-fiction guide to life and sexuality for young 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 News, This Morning and Newsnight concerning sexuality, identity, literature and education.
Juno’s titles have received rave reviews and have been translated into more than ten languages around the world.
Juno grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of Doctor Who. She later turned her talent to journalism, interviewing luminaries such as Steps and Atomic Kitten before writing a weekly serial in a Brighton newspaper. In 2015, Juno announced her intention to undergo gender transition and live as a woman.
Juno writes full time and lives in Brighton. In her spare time, she STILL loves Doctor Who and is a keen follower of horror films and connoisseur of pop music. Juno is a School Role Model for the charity STONEWALL. Follow Juno on Twitter: @junodawson
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