Piper Kerman

About Piper Kerman

Who is it?: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew
Birth Day: September 28, 1969
Birth Place:  Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Alma mater: Smith College
Occupation: Writer, author, memoirist
Notable work: Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
Spouse(s): Larry Smith (m. 2006)
Website: piperkerman.com

Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman was born on September 28, 1969 in  Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is Writer, Miscellaneous Crew. Piper Kerman was born on September 28, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Piper Eressea Kerman. She is known for her work on Nha Tu Kieu My (2013), The Insider (2004) and The View (1997). She has been married to Larry Smith since May 21, 2006.
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Popular As Piper Kerman
Occupation Writer
Age 54 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 28, 1969 ( Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
Birthday September 28
Town/City  Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality United States

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Piper Kerman’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Piper Kerman was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Kerman was born in Boston into a family with many attorneys, doctors, and educators. She graduated from Swampscott High School in Swampscott, Massachusetts in 1987, and Smith College in 1992. She is a self-described WASP (although her paternal grandfather was Russian Jewish).


In 1993, Kerman became romantically involved with Catherine Cleary Wolters (Nora Janson in her memoir), a heroin dealer working for an alleged Nigerian kingpin. Kerman laundered money for the drug operation.


In 1998, Kerman was indicted for money laundering and drug trafficking; she subsequently pleaded guilty. Beginning in 2004, she served 13 months of a 15-month sentence at FCI Danbury, a minimum security prison located in Danbury, Connecticut.


Kerman has stated, "I'm bisexual, so I'm a part of the gay community". She says she came out of the closet around 18 years old and has identified as a lesbian for most of her youth. On May 21, 2006, Kerman married Writer Larry Smith, who created the popular concept of Six-Word Memoirs.


Kerman published her best-selling memoir about her experiences in prison, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, with Spiegel & Grau in 2010. A television adaptation of the same name created by Jenji Kohan, the Emmy award-winning creator of Weeds, debuted on July 11, 2013 on Netflix. Kerman's character in the series ("Piper Chapman") is played by Taylor Schilling. The series was renewed for a fourth season on April 15, 2015, before the third season premiered on June 11, 2015. A fifth season was released on June 6, 2017.


On February 25, 2014, Kerman testified at a hearing on "Reassessing Solitary Confinement" before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights chaired by Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin.


In a May 2015 interview with the Columbus Dispatch, Kerman confirmed that she and Smith are living in Columbus, Ohio, and that she is teaching writing classes at the Marion Correctional Institution and the Ohio Reformatory for Women in nearby Marysville, Ohio.

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