Ursula Wills-Jones

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Photograph: Mark Dawson Photography


Associate: Seren Adams


Ursula Wills-Jones writes short stories and novels. Her story 'The Wicker Husband' was made into a musical at the Watermill Theatre in 2022 and will be turned into a film in 2024, starring Olivia Colman and Dev Patel. Ursula’s work is often inspired by folklore and folk tales, and also things that come out of the landscape. She has a social science degree from the University of Liverpool and a Creative Writing MA from BathSpa University. As well as her writing work she worked for years in the charity sector. She lives in Gloucestershire.