Welcome to David Higham Associates, one of the world’s leading literary agencies.

Established in 1935, we represent an outstanding range of writers across all genres, in all media and languages, and are the leading agency for children’s authors and illustrators.

Our Film, TV & Theatre department looks after talented writers originating and scripting material for stage, screen and new media, as well as selling screen and stage rights to the books we handle.

The agency’s longevity and track record speak for themselves. Please browse the pages of our website to find out more about what we do and the brilliant writers we work with.



Jacqueline Wilson 2008 (c) Geoff Langan

Jacqueline Wilson wins Lifetime Achievement award

05/11/2015: Many congratulations to Dame Jacqueline Wilson, who today is honoured with the J.M. Barrie Award for a ‘lifetime of unforgettable writing for children’. Now […]

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Emma Reeves’ EVE shortlisted for Broadcast Awards 2016

EVE has been nominated for Best Children’s Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2016. Congratulations to Emma Reeves who is lead writer and co-creator of the […]

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