Crossword Puzzle Constructing Class with Laura Braunstein, editor of Inkubator Crosswords

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Laura Braunstein, one of the editors of Inkubator Crosswords: 100 Audacious Puzzles by Women and Nonbinary Creators for a crossword puzzle constructing class! Learn from the best of the best how to create puzzles just as audacious and innovative as those featured in the book, and try your hand at solving some, too.

Purchase your ticket to attend below! Tickets are $5 and can be used as a $5 off coupon towards your purchase of Inkubator Crosswords

About the Book

An entertaining collection of witty feminist crosswords from some of today's best woman and nonbinary puzzle-makers.

Join the crossword revolution! Indie-crossword favorite the Inkubator was launched to embrace a diverse community of constructors, long underrepresented in the mainstream puzzle world. These immensely engaging grids from women and nonbinary puzzle writers are fun, relatable, and often surprising with clever, original clues that speak our language.

Enjoy hours of satisfying solving as you dive into inclusive puzzles that truly reflect modern life, from dating apps to activism, to the occasional body part—almost nothing is off-limits, except outdated crosswordese.

This collection includes 100 easy to challenging crosswords, complete solutions, and a section of cryptic and meta puzzles. Crossword fans of all levels are sure to love tackling these playful mind-twisters.

About the Editor

Laura Braunstein (she/her) is the Digital Humanities Librarian at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. She has had crossword puzzles published by the New York Times, Puzzle Society, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Crosswords with Friends, Women of Letters, and the American Values Club. In 2018, she and Tracy Bennett founded the Inkubator (, which publishes crossword puzzles by women and non-binary constructors.

Event date: 

Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 4:00pm

Event address: 

Porter Square Books
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Inkubator Crosswords: 100 Audacious Puzzles by Women and Nonbinary Creators Cover Image
By Tracy Bennett (Editor), Laura Braunstein (Editor), Juliana Tringali Golden (Editor), Stella Zawistowski (Editor)
ISBN: 9781524871123
Availability: In Stock-Click Title to See Store Inventory
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 26th, 2022