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.


OPEN DAY – 27 June 2019

Please click on the pink tab to the right for details of our second Open Day for Under-Represented Writers. This year the focus is on writing for children.

DHA hosts inaugural Open Day for under-represented writers

DHA hosted its inaugural Open Day for under-represented writers on Thursday 13th December at our offices in Soho. As book agents, we are looking for new […]

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Amazon greenlights adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s THE POWER

Amazon Studios has picked up Sister Pictures’ adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s novel The Power for a 10-part series. The dystopian thriller, in which women become the dominant […]

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