Sally Jubb read Drama and English at Goldsmiths College, London. This she followed with a post-graduate diploma in Set Design for Theatre and worked for may years in London as a scenic artist. As well as being a painter she has been writing, mainly short stories, since her twenties. She returned to the sea and her home town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire in 2001.
Since receiving The Andrea Badenoch Award in 2015 her work has been shortlisted in The Bristol Short Story Prize (2016), highly commended in The Manchester Fiction Prize (2016), and won The Colm Toibin Short Story Award (2017). Her stories and flash fiction have appeared in several literary magazines and anthologies. She is working towards a collection of short stories. As well as short fiction she also writes plays and is currently working on a radio script.