2014 Journey Prize Finalist

Journey Prize 25

Clea Young
Published in The Fiddlehead


About the Story

When a former couple has a chance encounter on a B.C. ferry, old grievances and desires alike resurface with surprising results.

About the Author 

Clea Young’s stories have appeared in EVENT, Grain, The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, Prairie Fire, Room, and Coming Attractions. In 2012, she was shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize. This marks her third appearance in The Journey Prize Stories. Clea received an MFA from the University of British Columbia. She is currently Artistic Associate at the Vancouver Writers Fest and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and son.






Woodcock Fund



Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing


September 19 for books published between June 20 and September 18, 2018


Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize


July 18 for books published between May 16 and Sept 30, 2018


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