David Luxton Associates is London-based literary agency that specialises in non-fiction. A market leader in sports writing, our list also includes practical non-fiction (health & fitness), business books, nature-writing, memoir, history, popular reference and politics.   We also represent a handful of children’s books with a sports-theme.

Founded by David Luxton in 2011, DLA has grown rapidly and we were shortlisted for the prestigious Bookseller’s British Book Awards Literary Agent of the Year 2018. We work closely with writers, sports personalities, journalists and new and established authors to provide them with outstanding literary representation both in the UK and internationally.  We can also advise on publishing strategy and provide assistance on developing publishing brands.

DLA draws on a wealth of expertise to provide literary, film, tv and stage rights representation to our clients.  We have introduced new writers from abroad to a British audience, advised and assisted global brands to devise literary strategies for their 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.

Follow us on Twitter @DLuxAssociates and on Instagram @davidluxtonassociates




The Whitlock Workout by Max Whitlock

Max Whitlock’s fantastic new health and recipes book is available to buy now! Packed with fun, easy workouts and tasty recipes, it’s the perfect companion to kick start your 2020. The Whit...

Read More

Ned Palmer and the Andre Simon Awards

Congratulations, Ned Palmer! A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles has been shortlisted for the Andre Simon best food and drinks books of 2019! A fantastic achievement and thoroughly des...

Read More

Book sales continue to grow in 2019

With book sales in 2019 seeing their fifth consecutive year of growth in the UK (a staggering 191.6m books were sold last year), there’s much to celebrate and much to look forward at the start o...

Read More


The Whitlock Workout: Get Fit & Healthy in Minutes with Max Whitlock (Headline Home, January 2020)

For the first time, The Whitlock Workout gathers together all of Max Whitlock’s user-friendly exercises and quick workout routines that anybody can try, from simple stretches on your sofa, to those using just a cushion or a pillow, through to more advanced total body exercises which can be taken outside to your local park. Along with nutritional tips and his favourite quick and healthy recipes to help fuel your body, Max shares the secrets of his success and teaches us how to be fit for life.


Max is proof that if you train hard and eat well, you really can achieve amazing results from home. Whether it’s a spare 15 minutes in the morning before work, or half an hour at the weekend, The Whitlock Workout is perfect if you are looking to get fit, or want to build your core strength, but don’t have the time or money to go to the gym every day.