Author Profile: James Dawson

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On Twitter: @jamesdawson
From the author’s Twitter: “YA Author, Queen of Teen, contributor to @AttitudeMag, role model for @StonewallUK. Latest book UNDER MY SKIN, out now!”


Young Adult: Fantastical / Horror YA: Thriller
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ABOUT (From the author’s site, amended):

‘Queen of Teen 2014′ James Dawson is the award-winning author of dark teen thrillers HOLLOW PIKE, CRUEL SUMMER, SAY HER NAME, and UNDER MY SKIN. He grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of Doctor Who.  He later turned his talent to journalism, interviewing luminaries such as Steps and Atomic Kitten before writing a weekly serial in a Brighton newspaper.

CPP - James Dawson Being a Boy Until recently, James worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHCE and behaviour. He is most proud of his work surrounding bullying and family diversity. His first non-fiction book, BEING A BOY (Red Lemon) tackled puberty, sex and relationships in a frank and funny fashion. A follow up for young LGBT people, THIS BOOK IS GAY, followed in 2014. CPP - James Dawson This Book is Gay

James writes full time and lives in South London. In his spare time, he STILL loves Doctor Who and is a keen follower of horror films and connoisseur of pop music. In 2014 James became a School Role Model for the charity STONEWALL.