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.

January 2019 – WE’RE HIRING!

Please see our Internships page for news of a vacancy and how to apply.

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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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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