Image of Piper-Kerman.jpg

Piper Kerman

New York Times Best-Selling Author, "Orange is the New Black"

About Piper Kerman

The basis for the award-winning series, her best-selling memoir, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, chronicles her 13 months in the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut. The book raises provocative questions about the state of criminal justice in America, and how incarceration affects individuals and communities across the nation. Since her release, she has worked to promote the cause of prison and criminal justice reform.