By Gene Axton - [email protected]

‘Orange is the New Black’ author Piper Kerman to speak in Scranton

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Piper Kerman’s memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” inspired the award-winning Netflix series of the same name. At 7 p.m. July 19, Kerman will speak at Scranton Cultural Center
Courtesy Lackawanna County Library System

SCRANTON — Piper Kerman, author of the memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” will speak at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. The event is part of the Matthew F. Flynn Lackawanna County Library Lecture Series.

Tickets are free with a Lackawanna County Library card and can be obtained at lclshome.org or any Lackawanna County Library System location.

Kerman’s 2010 memoir chronicles time spent in federal prison on money laundering and drug trafficking charges. The memoir inspired an eponymous Netflix series, which has won four Emmy awards since its premiere in 2013.

Her memoir about a stint in a female prison inspired the award-winning Netflix television series

By Gene Axton

[email protected]

Piper Kerman’s memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” inspired the award-winning Netflix series of the same name. At 7 p.m. July 19, Kerman will speak at Scranton Cultural Center
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_oitnb.jpgPiper Kerman’s memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” inspired the award-winning Netflix series of the same name. At 7 p.m. July 19, Kerman will speak at Scranton Cultural Center Courtesy Lackawanna County Library System
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