David Luxton Associates is London-based literary agency that specialises in non-fiction. A market leader in sports writing, our list also includes memoir, history, popular reference and politics.
Founded by David Luxton in 2011, DLA has grown rapidly over the past five years. We work closely with sports personalities, journalists, new and established authors to provide them with outstanding representation both at home and globally.
DLA also offers international rights representation for our clients and for a selected number of fellow literary agents and publishers both here in the UK and overseas.
We have introduced new writers from abroad to a British audience, negotiated film and television deals for our clients, and helped create a number of notable bestselling and prize winning books.
On the following pages you can find out more about what we do and who we represent. If you’d like to discuss foreign rights representation then please visit the Rights page on this website.
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We are delighted to announce that we are now representing the US and Translation rights for September Publishing – an independent publishing house that specialises in exceptional non-fiction fro...Read More
Box to Box: From the Premier League to British Boxing Champion
By Curtis Woodhouse (Simon & Schuster, October 2016)
The football world is filled with stories of talented young footballers who have thrown it all away before drifting into obscurity. Similarly, the tale of an ageing boxer who won the title against the odds is so familiar it has become a cliche. But put the two stories together and you’ve got something special: wasted footballers simply don’t become boxing champions – at least they didn’t before Curtis Woodhouse.