Best selling British author and journalist, Juno Dawson is best known as a columnist for Attitude Magazine and as a young adult fiction novelist. With her publications often including LGBT characters and as an avid supporter for the charity Stonewall, Dawson is ideal for speaking on LGBT+, diversity and inclusion issues.
Beginning her career as a primary school teacher, Juno was writing fiction aimed at young adults on the side before leaving her career within education entirely to focus on becoming a successful author. From writing imaginary episodes of Doctor Who as a teenager to writing a weekly serial in a local Brighton newspaper and interviewing the likes of Atomic Kitten and Steps as a journalist, Juno Dawson has managed to establish herself as a credited figure within her field.
During her career, Dawson has worked on news items for productions including Front Row, ITV News, This Morning and Newsnight. Most recently she has become a judge for the 2016 BBC Young Writers’ Award, published her first adult fiction The Gender Games and has even written one of the first Doctor Who novels to feature the thirteenth doctor. Her latest 2019 release, Meat Market is set to become a TV production, a testament to her success.
Able to cover topics including young adult fiction, journalism and broadcasting as well as insightful topics such as the LGBT community, Juno Dawson has now set her sights on conquering the after dinner speaking circuit. An advocate for becoming more diverse and inclusive, she can help businesses to become more equality focused whilst also providing an aspect of humour and entertainment.