|Harvard College, BA||1993|
Richard is an entrepreneur and leader in the field of books and publishing.
VP of Content and Community for Small Demons, Publisher of Red Lemonade, Founder of Cursor. For most of the past decade, he ran 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; twice on the cover of the New York Times Book Review; the last book he edited there, Lydia Milletâ€™s Love in Infant Monkeys, was selected as a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist. in 2010 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.