David Godwin was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.
David Godwin is a literary agent. He established DGA with Heather his wife in 1996. They represent a wide range of writers including Simon Armitage, Aminatta Forna, William Dalrymple, Arundhati Roy, and Vikram Seth. Previously he was a publisher initially with Routledge, then Heinemann, Secker and Warburg and finally Cape.
He has published one book on golf Breaking Eighty.