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.

And now you can find us on Instagram too.


Margaret Hodge a winner at Parliamentary Book Awards

Dame Margaret Hodge MP has won in the ‘Best Non-Fiction by a Parliamentarian’ category at the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, for her memoir of her […]

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Disobedience Starts Filming

Based on the novel of the same name by Naomi Alderman, Disobedience has commenced filming.   The film – starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams […]

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