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.


Find out more about our open days for under-represented writers here.

Robert Macfarlane wins 2019 Wainwright Book Prize

Huge congratulations to Robert Macfarlane whose book Underland has been awarded the 2019 Wainwright Book Prize, celebrating the best writing on the outdoors, nature and […]

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Morgan Lloyd Malcolm Nominated for Two Awards

In the same week, it has been announced that playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm has been nominated in both the hClub h100 Awards in the Theatre […]

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