Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, a #1 New York Times Bestseller. The book has been adapted into an Emmy Award-winning original series for Netflix.

Piper is a graduate of Smith College. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Cosmopolitan and other publications. She serves on the board of directors of the Women's Prison Association and the advisory boards of JustLeadershipUSA, Healing Broken Circles and InsideOUT Writers. She teaches creative nonfiction writing to incarcerated men and women.

Piper speaks frequently around the country about justice reform. You can find information on these events and more at www.piperkerman.com

Books by Piper Kerman