Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman (b. 1969) is the author of Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison (2010), from which the following memoir is taken. The book was turned into a TV show of the same name (minus the subtitle) that premiered on Netflix in 2013. Recipient of the 2014 Justice Trailblazer Award, Kerman serves on the board of the Women's Prison Association and is frequently invited to speak to audiences both inside and outside of prison.