Faber hires Maria Garbutt-Lucero as publicity and campaigns manager

Faber hires Maria Garbutt-Lucero as publicity and campaigns manager

Faber has appointed ​Maria Garbutt-Lucero to the position of publicity and campaigns manager with immediate effect.

Garbutt-Lucero joins Faber from Vintage, where most recently she was senior press officer at Harvill Secker and Yellow Jersey Press, and previously press officer at Jonathan Cape and The Bodley Head. She was the winner of the PPC Best Newcomer Campaign award in 2013 while an assistant at Penguin Press, for her work on Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise. She has overseen PPC-shortlisted campaigns for Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens (Vintage), Irvine Welsh's A Decent Ride (Jonathan Cape) and Lewis Dartnell's The Knowledge (Bodley Head), as well as the campaigns for Tom McCarthy’s Man Booker-shortlisted Satin Island (Jonathan Cape), Antoine Leiris' You Will Not Have My Hate (Penguin Press) and Eva Dolan’s After You Die (Vintage).

Rachel Alexander, Faber communications director, said: "Maria has a highly impressive record of accomplishment as a creative, passionate and talented publicist, and her significant experience in literary fiction makes her a superb addition to the Faber publicity team. We are thrilled to welcome Maria to Faber."

Garbutt-Lucero said: "​It is a great honour to join the team at Faber & Faber, a publisher with an illustrious history that combines prestige ​with dynamic publishing and cutting-edge design. There are exciting times ahead and I can't wait to work with the authors on their incredible list."