As the narrative mode across cultures and time, the short story form wings from oral “folktales” to myths of origin, from parables of caution to contemporary narratives of disclosure, disquiet and discovery. Humans have always valued the short story as a way to make sense of the world, and their place in it. Closure is essentially about human striving.
Closure is the first Black British short story anthology since IC3 (2000). Where IC3 voiced a burning for self-definition, Closure takes Black Britishness as read – a lived reality that is like air or breath or blood.