David Higham

Standard Name: Higham, David


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Friends, Associates Josephine Tey
JT 's London friends included her agent, David Higham , her publisher, Nico Davies , the writer, artist, and racehorse owner Caroline Ramsden (known as Lena), and theatre people like John Gielgud, Dodie Smith (with...
Publishing Lady Cynthia Asquith
LCA produced lives of two members of the royal family. The Duchess of York (about the woman later much loved as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) appeared in spring 1928, and God Save the King...
Publishing Margiad Evans
She said of her poems that they flash through my head in the middle of the night or the early morning, with a great urgency.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(19 March 1958): 13
In 1945 she sought release from...
Publishing Elizabeth Goudge
After the appearance of her first novel, EG was taken up by Nancy Pearn and David Higham of the newly founded agents Pearn, Pollinger and Higham . They advised her to write short stories for...
Publishing Muriel Spark
MS wrote stories from an early age, always seeing them as subsidiary to her poetry. One of her earliest was entitled The Black Star. Despite frequent rejections she published in many magazines. After her...
Publishing Muriel Spark
In the run-up to publication of this novel she changed agents, replacing David Higham (who had sold some Penguin paperback rights for what she regarded as far too little) with the younger and more energetic...
Publishing Christina Stead
She found American publishers initially unwilling to touch it, and British ones remained unwilling even after its US publication. One of the latter sounded positively insulting, and Stead's agent David Higham reported that he would...
Textual Production Ivy Compton-Burnett
After her previous book's success, she had acquired an agent (David Higham of Curtis Brown , who also handled Rose Macaulay and Vita Sackville-West ). In later years she dealt with Spencer Curtis Brown
Textual Production Dorothy Whipple
Again she felt sure the book would be a failure, judging it not properly thought out in the beginning, about nothing—stale, flat.
Whipple, Dorothy. Random Commentary. Michael Joseph.
Nevertheless she giggled at the thought of it as a defective offspring...


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