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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Victoria Moore receives Special Commendation at the André Simon Awards

Congratulations to Victoria Moore, who was awarded a Special Commendation at the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for The Wine Dine Dictionary. The awards ceremony took […]

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Tickets are now available for The Girl on the Train play at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel by Rachel Wagstaff, The Girl on the Train will open on the 12th May 2018 and run until 9th June […]

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