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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Phillip Wenturine

Phillip Wenturine is a Fulbright Alum to Portugal and currently an English teacher at Leon High School. Phillip, who has his MFA in creative writing, recently began a project called Pessoas of Portugal, which is the Westernmost of Europe’s take on Humans of New York. He has published fiction and non-fiction in Aurora Magazine, Intrinsick, Potluck Magazine, Cortland Review, and KY Story, among others. Some of his new book of poetry, “Love Affair With Lisbon”, is forthcoming from Z Publishing. When Phillip isn’t writing or teaching, he is traveling the world, just hitting his 32nd country.