Other literary forms
David Slavitt (SLAH-viht) has produced translations of Vergil, Ovid, Seneca, Prudentius, and other classical writers as well as works by Jewish writers from the Spanish Golden Age. He has written numerous books of fiction under his own name. These include The Hussar (1987), Turkish Delights (1993), The Cliff (1994), and Short Stories Are Not Real Life (1991). Other works of fiction have been published under the pseudonyms Henry Sutton, David Benjamin, Henry Lazarus, and Lynn Meyer. He has also written several books of nonfiction. Slavitt served as a writer at Newsweek from 1958 to 1965.