Books

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 Gabriella Docherty on GDocherty@unitedagents.co.uk.  

 

Latest news from Books

We're delighted to announce that THE WESTERN WIND by Samantha Harvey (Jonathan Cape) and PRUSSIAN BLUE by Philip Kerr (Quercus) have been longlisted for the 2018 Historical Writers' Association Sharpe Books Gold Crown. Of THE WESTERN WIND, the judges said: 'original and beautifully written, this is a medieval detective story...
Congratulations to Eli Goldstone for being shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize and Award for her “fable-like tale” STRANGE HEART BEATING (published by Granta in May 2017). The Betty Trask Prize is awarded to first novels written by authors under the age of 35.