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.


Fry, McDermid, Bauer, Wilson and Coleman up for National Book Awards

We’re thrilled that six titles by our authors have been shortlisted in the Specsavers National Book Awards 2018! Snap by Belinda Bauer and Insidious Intent […]

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Discussion and Book Signing with Author, Moin Mir at 6.30pm on Thursday 15th November

Join author, Moin Mir and Dr. Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBE at the Royal Asiatic Society on Thursday 15th November at 6.30pm to discuss the recently published, The […]

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