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.




100th Anniversary of James Herriot

03/10/16: We’re raising a glass today to the wonderful Alf Wight, better known as James Herriot, on what would have been his 100th birthday. The […]

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The Walking Dead 4 Minute Recap by Amsden and Coles

Ed Amsden and Tom Coles wrote the script for the hilarious 6 season catch up of The Walking Dead narrated by John Cleese. All 6 […]

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