‘Orange Is the New Black’ TV Series Reflects Couple’s Reality

August 4, 2014 | by Meredith May | SFGate

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In this interview with SFGate, Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, talks candidly about how the television series based on her book compares to her actual experience. She describes her best and worst days in prison, the friends she made there, and what it was like for her when she was released.

In this interview with SFGate, Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, talks candidly about how the television series based on her book compares to her actual experience. She describes her best and worst days in prison, the friends she made there, and what it was like for her when she was released.

Piper Kerman is a judge for NCCD’s 2014 Media for a Just Society awards; join her, Sonja Sohn, Ryan Coogler, and others on October 15 at the awards ceremony in San Francisco.