Crosswordese Book Events

Local Makers & Writers Holiday Gift Fair @ Nitehawk PPW

Sun. Dec. 3 & Sat. Dec 9, 2023 11am-3pm at Nitehawk Cinema Prospect Park
188 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215 • (646) 963-9295

Meet Brooklyn writers, artists, makers, and musicians at this two-day pop-up holiday gift market in the cinema’s Trees Lounge. It’s the perfect place to do all your holiday shopping, buy local, get to know folks from the area, and maybe grab a drink or a bite and midday movie.


Book Launch Party for Crosswordese

with John Chaneski and David Bukszpan

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at One Star Bar

Crosswordese: Talking Crosswords

with Helene Hovanec, Natan Last, Wyna Liu, Mike Shenk and David Bukszpan

Friday, December 1, 2023 at P&T Knitwear bookstore

A distinguished panel of crossword editors and constructors will discuss the history and language of crossword puzzles, plus how crosswords and other word games are built, edited, and solved. Audience Q&A and book signing to follow.

Featuring Helene Hovanec (puzzle constructor for King Features Syndicate), Natan Last (crossword constructor for The New York Times and The New Yorker), Wyna Liu (a puzzle editor at The New York Times—where she edits crosswords and writes the daily Connections puzzle—and assistant editor at American Values Club Crosswords), and Mike Shenk (crossword editor for The Wall Street Journal). Moderated by David Bukszpan.

In advance of the event, P&T Knitwear will present a “Museum of Crossword Answers,” an in-store gallery installation on display November 24—December 1.