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.



Schooldays 2

J. M. Coetzee longlisted for 2016 Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to J. M. Coetzee whose novel The Schooldays of Jesus, to be published by Harvill Secker later this year, has been longlisted for the […]

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Monsignor Quixote

Graham Greene’s Monsignor Quixote

The ten-part dramatisation of Graham Greene’s comedy, Monsignor Quixote, will air on BBC Radio 4 from Monday 8 August.   Monsignor Quixote is adapted by Stephen Wyatt and […]

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