Eli Keren is assistant to Sarah Ballard, literary agent at United Agents, having previously worked at Curtis Brown Creative. At UA, he takes submissions, helps to manage the book department’s social media and works closely with Sarah’s clients, including Man Booker Prize winning author Julian Barnes and bestselling Bad Science author Ben Goldacre.
Outside of his work life, Eli tutors for Insight Education and Athena Education. As a playwright, his six plays have been performed nine times between them in theatres across London, Oxford, Cambridge and Leeds. In a previous life, he was a research scientist in organic chemistry designing novel drugs to target certain forms of cancer. He likes being a book person more than he ever liked being a scientist. He can be found at @EliArieh, or contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.