Ursula Parrott (1900–1957) is the pen name of Katherine Ursula Towle, who was a prolific writer of romance stories and novels. Born in Boston, she moved to Greenwich Village after graduating from Radcliffe College. She began her writing career there in 1929, with Ex-Wife, which sold more than 100,000 copies in the first year. She went on to publish more than twenty novels and dozens of short stories. Many of her works were adapted into films.