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 for Under-Represented Writers – Script Writing for Film/TV.

Please click on the pink tab to the right for details of our first Open Day for Under-Represented Script Writers.

Vacancy for Agent’s Assistant/Rights Assistant

David Higham Associates is looking for a capable, enthusiastic and well-organised individual to assist one of our senior Book Agents and our Children’s Rights Manager.  […]

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The Ink Factory to make a film based on David Nott’s WAR DOCTOR

The Ink Factory, producers of ‘Fighting With My Family’, ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ and ‘The Night Manager’, are set to make a movie based on […]

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