Piper Kerman

Connecting Prison Inmates With Families

Feb 22, 2021
Looking out from the Tapestry Unit onto a courtyard at the Ohio Reformatory For Women.
Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Nearly 2.7 million children in the U.S. have a parent behind bars. That’s one in every 28 children.

Piper Kerman's Prison Reform Activism

Feb 17, 2017
Cover of Piper Kerman's book, Orange is the New Black: My year in a Women's Prison.
SPIEGEL & GRAU

Author of "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" Piper Kerman has been an advocate for prison reform since she served time in a federal prison. Today we'll talk with Kerman about her work and prison reform both in Ohio and nationwide.

Piper Kerman's Prison Reform Activism

Jan 24, 2017
SPIEGEL & GRAU

Author of "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" Piper Kerman has been an advocate for prison reform since she served time in a federal prison. Today we'll talk with Kerman about her work and prison reform both in Ohio and nationwide.

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"Orange Is The New Black" Author Pushes Criminal Justice Reform

Sep 11, 2015
Andy Chow, Ohio Public Radio

High-profile leaders from different ends of the political spectrum gathered in Columbus Thursday to support a common cause in Ohio: criminal justice reform.

Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman

Aug 6, 2015
SPIEGEL & GRAU

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Before it was a critically acclaimed Netflix series, Orange is the New Black was the best-selling memoir of author Piper Kerman's thirteen month stay in a federal prison.  We talk with her about the attention and success her story has garnered and her continuing work as an advocate for prison reform.

Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman

May 27, 2015

Before it was a critically acclaimed Netflix series, Orange is the New Black was the best-selling memoir of author Piper Kerman's thirteen month stay in a federal prison.  We talk with her about the attention and success her story has garnered and her continuing work as an advocate for prison reform.