At David Higham Associates we are always on the lookout for talented new writers. In line with our Open Days and our statement on anti-racism, we are aware that there is more to do in order to improve the diversity of our client list, and we are actively keen to hear from writers from under-represented backgrounds.

Please refer to the guidelines in the links above according to the nature of your work (‘Books’, ‘Children’s / YA’, or ‘Scripts’ for potential Film, TV and Theatre clients).

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, our offices are currently closed until further notice and physical post arriving at Waverley House is not being collected or distributed as frequently as normal.

Please browse the Agents page of our website to make sure your submission for adult fiction or non-fiction is directed to the agent most likely to be receptive to your work.

Children’s submissions should be emailed to