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Finding Nevo

By Nevo Zisin

**eBook Edition** Personal, political and passionate, Finding Nevo is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes with it.

Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender, homosexual, Jew, dyke, masculine, feminine, androgynous, queer. Nevo was not born in the wrong body. Nevo just wants everyone to catch up with all that Nevo is. Personal, political and passionate, Finding Nevo is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes with it. Australian author Nevo Zisin identifies as queer, transmasculine and non-binary. They are a young activist, writer and public speaker. Finding Nevo is a captivating coming-of-age book perfect for young adult readers aged 14+. “A gorgeous coming of age story about one person’s journey to discover themselves. Zisin is a compelling storyteller with a delightful and exciting new voice.” Clementine Ford “Memoir for a YA readership is becoming increasingly popular, and Finding Nevo is a thought-provoking addition to the subgenre … With its strong themes of self-acceptance and tolerance, this is not just a memoir for gender-questioning teens seeking advice and support … Finding Nevo is sure to resonate with a broad readership.” Books+Publishing

  • Finding Nevo: How I Confused Everyone by Nevo Zisin is the joint winner of the Australian Family Therapists’ Award in the Older Readers category, 2018.

About the author

Nevo Zisin is a young activist, student, writer and public speaker with a particular focus on issues surrounding gender, sex and sexuality. Assigned female at birth, Nevo has had a complex relationship with gender, transitioning to present as male at the age of 17, undergoing different medical interventions and now identifying outside of a female / male gender binary. They work particularly with children as a youth leader and through running programs and workshops in schools. They are also a contact point in the Jewish community for other children and families confronting issues of gender and sexuality in their own lives. Finding Nevo is their first book.

ISBN: 9781925381474
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia
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Release Date: May 1, 2017
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 224pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
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