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.


DHA Open Day

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Victoria Moore wins Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Book Award

Congratulations to Victoria Moore whose book The Wine Dine Dictionary was awarded the Drink Book Award at the 2018 Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink […]

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Entire first series of Lobby Land available to listen on BBC iPlayer

Co-written by DHA client Chris Davies, Lobby Land is a new BBC Radio 4 satirical sitcom following Sam Peakes, a young political editor who’s struggling […]

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