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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Craig Russell wins Scottish Crime Book of the Year

14/09/15: Craig Russell has won the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award for 2015, for his brilliant The Ghosts of Altona, it was announced at the […]

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Two new plays by DHA clients at The National Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA and Suhayla El-Bushra’s play THE SUICIDE will both premier at The National Theatre in 2016. Click here […]

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