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.


Isabel Hardman triumphs at Parliamentary Book Awards

Many congratulations to Isabel Hardman for winning Book of the Year by a non-parliamentarian at the Parliamentary Book Awards, for Why We Get the Wrong […]

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Emilia by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm heads to the West End

After a sell-out run at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre over the summer, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s critically acclaimed Emilia is set to transfer to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre […]

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