slantways collects prose poems crafted by MA students of ‘doyenne’ of the genre Patricia Debney, many of whom are published and award-winning writers in their own right. Like the best examples of the form, this work probes beneath the surface, ignoring the obvious to illuminate the unexpected, reflecting and refracting the world as we know it, looking with attention but always slantways. a collection of prose poems edited by WordAid founder members, Patricia Debney and Jen Kahawatte. For a list of contributors visit our contributors page.
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