Becky Fincham is Director and Founder of Bigmouth. Becky has worked in the publishing industry for 14 years. Starting out as Publicity Manager for the likes of HarperCollins, Headline and Faber & Faber, in 2010 she was made Head of Faber Academy, managing the independent publisher’s creative writing programme. In 2011 Becky was listed as a Rising Star of publishing by trade magazine, The Bookseller. She then became Manager of Faber Social, a role which combined her love of PR, events, music, books before turning freelance in November 2013 .
Over the years Becky has worked on PR campaigns for authors including DBC Pierre, Orhan Pamuk, Carol Ann Duffy, Paul Muldoon, Andrew Motion, Petina Gappah, Neil Gaiman, Bob Stanley, Owen Sheers, Simon Reynolds, Kevin Cummins, Hugo Williams, Don Paterson, Faber New Poets (#8-16), Giles Foden, Elijah Wald, Travis Barker, Sue Gee, Vanora Bennett, Mandasue Heller, Margaret Cezair-Thompson. Becky has programmed events with artists and authors ranging from Jarvis Cocker to Hilary Mantel, from Beck to Hollie McNish, from Malorie Blackman to Kate Tempest, from Irvine Welsh to The Last Poets.
Becky Fincham has appeared in media including The Financial Times, The Bookseller, BBC Radio 4’s Front Row, BBC Radio Northern Ireland The Arts Show, BBC Radio Jersey and has talked about Events and PR at a number of conferences including The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference 2016 and the Inpress Festival of Publishing 2016.
Full list of freelance clients here