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.




Charles Foster longlisted for 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize

21/09/16: The judges for the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction have announced their longlist and we are thrilled that they have included Charles Foster’s […]

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The Girl On The Train film hits cinemas on 5th October

The Girl on the Train film, based on the international bestseller, will be released on Wednesday 5th October, nationwide. The film stars Emily Blunt as […]

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