Lais Williams was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. She left for college in New York City at the age of 18 and has lived there ever since. She earned a BA from Eugene Lang College in Fiction Writing, and a BFA from Parsons School of Design in Fine Arts. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband and dog (pictured).
She and her dog Buddy are active on Instagram as @swankymoppet and @boufouchon.