About us

We represent authors working in a broad range of creative fields, from prize-winning novelists and bestselling writers of commercial fiction of all kinds to acclaimed biographers, specialist non-fiction and children's authors and illustrators. We are proud to count a number of influential voices among our long-term clients, and at the same time have a particular passion for finding new talent, and helping to shape burgeoning careers.

For all submission queries, please see the Submission Guidelines page.

The department is headed by Rosemary Scoular.

For Book to Film enquiries, please contact Yasmin McDonald an Zoe Ross.


Latest news from Books

Now in their 17th year, the Chortle Awards are the UK's leading comedy accolades and today they announced this year’s nominations have been and we’re thrilled that United clients have an excellent presence on the list. First up, on the Best TV Comedian shortlist is Katherine Ryan . In the...
We are thrilled by the reception of Amanda Coe’s screen adaption of Apple Tree Yard, based on the novel by Louise Doughty, which has gripped millions of viewers across the UK. The final episode airs tonight at 9pm on BBC One. Don’t miss it! Amanda’s own novel, EVERYTHING YOU DO...