Richard Nash

The barbarians at the gates of Book Expo America, by Richard Nash

By a TeleRead Contributor
June 13, 2011 // 2 Comments

Sorry for the slow pace of content creation here from the publisher! I’ve plans to speed up production: rather than wait for the perfect post,  I’m going to write about this process a few days a week no matter how boring i fear the topic might be! Why? Because I find I’ve learned [...]

Red Lemonade email on its opening

By Paul Biba
May 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

I thought I’d share with you the email I received about the opening of Red Lemonade (blockquotes omitted): Red Lemonade is live, come say hello. By way of reminder: Red Lemonade is a publisher, the world’s first instance of a Cursor-powered social publishing community. Our goal is to [...]

Richard Nash’s Red Lemonade has gone live

By Paul Biba
May 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Richard Nash’s new experiment has gone live (with cutesy url that will make it hard to find, unfortunately:  Here is Richard’s Avanti! statement (blockquotes omitted): Publishing is saddled with this terrible reputation for being reactionary and Luddite, our denizens [...]

Red Lemonade to provide review copies without DRM

By Paul Biba
April 11, 2011 // 1 Comment

Galleycat is reporting this after an email interview with Richard Nash, Red Lemonade’s founder. …  Nash explained his unconventional policy: “Well, I don’t think consumer books should have DRM, so putting DRM on reviewers’ books is even dumber. I want to make it as easy as [...]

My 2010 publishing heroes

By Eoin Purcell
January 4, 2011 // 1 Comment

Last year I chose some folks who I though had made 2009 interesting in publishing terms and I believed would do the same in 2010. I think I was broadly right about them. You can see the 2009 list here. For 2010 I’m doing the same. Richard Nash ~ The Risk Taker Nash is moving ahead with Cursor a [...]

Richard Nash and Harold Augenbraum interviewed on WNYC

By Paul Biba
November 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Harold Augenbraum, executive director of the National Book Foundation that presents the National Book Awards, discusses this year’s winner, a book published by a small independent press, and what that means for the future of publishing. Also, Richard Nash, who ran the New York indie press [...]

A Red Lemonade Sampler by Richard Nash

By a TeleRead Contributor
November 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Red Lemonade Sampler In a matter of weeks, links like I’m about to offer will be offered on Red Lemonade, but I didn’t want to wait to share these little digital objects with you. Independent publishers with print distribution from companies like PGW, Consortium, IPG, NBN,SCB and from [...]

An Open Letter to Cursor by Richard Eoin Nash

By a TeleRead Contributor
October 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

I received the below email recently, from a French acquaintance J.R. Partel whom I remembered warmly from his year in New York in 2004 or so. He is also a literary translator, a superb one, who translated one of the finest books I ever published. He wrote me in response to seeing a talk I have on [...]

Richard Nash on changing the publishing process with Cursor

By Chris Meadows
October 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Many pundits (myself included) talk about the need for the publishing industry to make changes in order to survive the digital transition. But at least one of them is putting his money where his mouth is. Richard Nash, whom we’ve mentioned a few times already, is leading the way with changes to [...]

Convergences, Real and Imagined: A Conclusion, by Richard Nash

By a TeleRead Contributor
October 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Last year I concluded my contribution to the Frankfurt Book Fair’s website with an opinion piece on what I thought the Fair signified—a perhaps hubristic attempt to issue a personal, idiosyncratic, opinionated State of the Industry address. To add bloodymindness to hubris. I’m going to try [...]

Richard Nash unveils first Cursor titles; all available as ebooks

By Paul Biba
October 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

From the press release: On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair and on the day of Tools of Change Frankfurt, Cursor’s founder and CEO, Richard Nash, is pleased to announce the line -up of books for Red Lemonade, their first publishing imprint. Someday This Will Be Funny Lynne Tillman (Apr 2011) [...]

Donation-based publishing: ‘Pay what you want’ vs. ‘Pay what you can’

By Chris Meadows
June 16, 2010 // 2 Comments

Kio Stark on The Literary Platform has an interesting essay looking at the success of “pay what you want” payment schemes that have been tried in the last few years for digital media. Musicians have released albums, studios have released computer games, authors have released e-books, and so on [...]

The downside of authorial community-building

By Chris Meadows
May 18, 2010 // 9 Comments

For an author to “build a community” with his readers has become a popular catch phrase in recent times. In particular, Richard Nash has talked at length about how community-based publishing is the main purpose of his new venture, Cursor. When you have a close relationship with your readers, [...]

Richard Nash talks about his new enterprise – Cursor

By Paul Biba
May 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

Richard Nash, who used to run Soft Skull Press, has founded a new imprint – Cursor. Richard also has an absolutely fascinating accent – though I’m not sure that’s quite relevant to his new venture. Recently he published an article in The Literary Platform which is well worth [...]

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