Richard Nash

Richard Nash
Founder and CEO, Small Demons/ Cursor

Website | @r_nash

Richard Nash is an independent publishing entrepreneur—VP of Community and Content of Small Demons, founder of Cursor, and Publisher of Red Lemonade. For most of the past decade, he ran the iconic indie Soft Skull Press for which work he was awarded the Association of American Publishers’ Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing in 2005. Books he edited and published landed on bestseller lists from the Boston Globe to the Singapore Straits-Times; on Best of the Year lists from The Guardian to the Toronto Globe & Mail to the Los Angeles Times; the last book he edited there, Lydia Millet’s Love in Infant Monkeys, was selected as a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Last year the Utne Reader named him one of Fifty Visionaries Changing Your World and Mashable.com picked him as the #1 Twitter User Changing the Shape of Publishing. He has spoken on the history and future of reading, writing, and publishing across the world, from Melbourne to Toronto to Helsinki to Seoul—Chris Anderson characterizes his Publishing 3.0 talk as “the best I have ever seen.”

Sessions

Innovator's Program Soho Complex
Moderated by:
Richard Nash (Small Demons/ Cursor)
Panelists:
Tomáš Bella (Piano Media), Justo Hidalgo (24Symbols), Roman Karachinsky (News360)
In this panel discussion, moderated by Richard Nash, we'll hear from three very different companies working with variants of subscription models and/or aggregation. Read more.
Innovator's Program Soho Complex
Moderated by:
Richard Nash (Small Demons/ Cursor)
Panelists:
Rafiq Ahmed (Demibooks), Jesse Potash (PUBSLUSH)
Join moderator Richard Nash and the leaders of two smart new publishing start-ups that are taking ideas from traditional publishing and combining them with new out-of-the-box thinking to create hybrid approaches to content creation and distribution. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • COPIA
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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