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Piper Kerman

About Piper Kerman

Photo Used Under CC 3.0; Credit: David Shankbone

Piper Kerman wrote the 2010 book Orange is the New Black, which chronicles her experience and reflections during the course of a year she spent in a federal prison located in Danbury, CT.

Kerman graduated from Smith College and is originally from the Boston area.

Piper Kerman - TED Talk

Get the Book

You can read the physical book or an ebook.  You can also download the audiobook.

About the Events

March 4th @ 3:30pm: Book Group Discussion - McQuade Library


March 26 @ 3:30pm: QA with Piper Kerman - Writers House


March 26 @ 7:00pm: Piper Kerman's Talk - MPR, Sakowich Center


March 27 @ 6:00pm: Cruel and Unusual (film) - McQuade Library, Auditorium