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.


Antonia Barber (1932-2019)

David Higham Associates are sad to report the passing of beloved children’s author Antonia Barber on 4 April 2019. Over the course of an almost […]

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Dave Podmore is back this week on Radio 4

‘Dave Podmore’s World Cup Triumph’ will air this Friday 24th May at 11.30am on BBC Radio 4.   It’s the next stage of the cricket […]

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