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, bi, lesbian, trans, homo, 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.
One of the things that really struck me about Nevo's story was how they challenged the traditional structures of the 'coming of age' story. Usually in these stories, there is a single, central epiphany or conflict that the protagonist experiences or resolves at the climax of the story. But as Nevo...Read more
A review on Finding Nevo (sorry I posted this so late!!)Read more
They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. Visibility and representation are hugely important in the LGBTQIA+ community, so pictures can be powerful tools for fostering greater awareness, understanding and empathy. Throughout Finding Nevo, Nevo and the book’s publishers have decided to include a number of photographs of Nevo and their...Read more
A short brief on what made Finding Nevo so good, and what it was about.Read more
Alrighty, who is ready for some lit chats? Everyone got their copy of Finding Nevo? How are you travelling with it – have you ripped through it or are you taking your time, savoring every page? I read the whole book in only a couple of sittings, I found the flow of...Read more
Hello, welcome, happy new year! We're kicking off 2019 the only way we know how: fat chats about books! That's right, Lit Club is back and better than ever! This month we're reading Finding Nevo by Nevo Zisin, an amazing memoir about gender, finding community, and exploring the intersections in your own identity. Sound...Read more