Richard Nash (Cursor, USA)

Richard Nash

Richard Nash is an independent publishing entrepreneur who is currently launching Cursor, a start-up portfolio of social publishing imprints the first of which, Red, will launch in 2011. For most of the past decade he ran the iconic indie Soft Skull Press, for which he was awarded the Association of American Publishers’ Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing in 2005. In 2006, Publishers Weekly picked him as one of the ten editors to watch for in the coming decade. This year the Utne Reader named him as one of Fifty Visionaries Changing Your World and picked him as the #1 Twitter User Changing the Shape of Publishing.