- Veniamin Gushchin
Veniamin Gushchin is an Editorial & Communications Intern at PEN America. He is currently a rising senior at Columbia University, studying Comparative Literature & Society.
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"@SalmanRushdie has been targeted for his words for decades, but he has never flinched nor faltered," writes @SuzanneNossel. "He has been an unflagging, unflappable presence in the public arena... (always) standing with others who are vulnerable & menaced" https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/13/salman-rushdies-entire-life-has-been-an-act-of-defiance