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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Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh in the UK

25/04/2016: As part of their UK tour, Professor Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh will be appearing at the Conway Hall at 6.45pm tonight to talk […]

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The Suicide opens at The National Theatre

Suhayla El-Bushra’s re-imagining of The Suicide by Nikolai Erdman opens tonight at The National Theatre. Suhayla brings the story to contemporary urban Britain, bringing hip-hop, live music […]

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