Welcome to David Higham Associates, one of the world’s leading literary agencies.

Established in 1935, we represent an outstanding range of writers of commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction, 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.


Find out more about our open days for under-represented writers here.

Julia Lovell nominated for major non-fiction prizes

Huge congratulations to Julia Lovell whose book Maoism: A Global History (Bodley Head) has been recognised by three major non-fiction prizes. Maoism has been shortlisted […]

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Inaugural DHA Open Day for Under-represented Scriptwriters

On Thursday 19th September, David Higham Associates were delighted to welcome ten incredibly talented scriptwriters to our offices for our inaugural Scriptwriters Open Day for […]

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