Lara Williams is a writer based in Manchester, England. Her writing has been featured in The Guardian, The Independent, Vice, the Times Literary Supplement, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and will be featured in Best British Short Stories 2017. She writes and teaches Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her debut collection of stories, A Selfie as Big as the Ritz, was published in 2017.