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.



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DHA authors dominate Wainwright Prize shortlist

Congratulations to our wonderful authors who make up fully half of the shortlist for the 2016 Wainwright Prize, which ‘seeks to reward the best writing […]

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Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory Airs 19 June

Adapted by DHA client Nick Warburton, part one of Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory will air on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm on Sunday 19 […]

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