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David R Slavitt

Born in White Plains, NY, David R. Slavitt was educated at Andover, Yale, Columbia, and Newsweek. When he was 30, he lit out for the territory (Cape Cod) and commenced as a freelance writer. He has published 120 books: poetry, novels, criticism, and translations (from Hebrew, Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Yiddish, and Portuguese). His most recent works include VIDUI (Livingston Press, 2019) and SHIKSA (C&R Press, 2014). He lives in Cambridge, MA, with his wife and a cat.