David Bukszpan is a writer and literary/arts publicist living in Brooklyn.


His new book, Crosswordese: The Weird and Wonderful Language of Crosswords comes out in 2023.


Will Shortz de s      c    ribe d David's previous book, Is That a Word?: From AA to ZZZ, The Weird and Wonderful Language of Scrabble, as "a fresh, amusing, 21st-century guide to everything Scrabble." Find more at isthataword.info.


David's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Daily Beast, Harper's, n+1, and elsewhere. The Times published his first crossword in January, 2022. Read about it here.


David created the liteary jersey t-shirt company Novel-T with the photogragher Michael Kravetsky and the international arts and ideas "blind date" video project Hyphenings with the author Cédric Duroux. 


The New Yorker reported on his publicity for BuxusPR.com. Follow him via @words_wtf.

David Bukszpan (credit: Jordan Hollender)