Photo Credit Theodora Armstrong

Thrilled to share that World rights to Clea Young’s WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD has been sold to Shirarose Wilensky at House of Anansi Press for Winter 2025 publication!

WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD is a sophomore story collection that is a distinctive exploration of the human condition in all its flawed and vulnerable forms. 

Clea Young’s stories have been included in The Journey Prize Stories three times and anthologized in Coming Attractions 13. Her work has appeared in Event, Grain, The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire and Room. Her first collection of stories, Teardown, was published in October 2016 with Freehand Books. Clea completed an MFA at the University of British Columbia. 

Deal arranged by Samantha Haywood.

Congratulations Clea!