Study Guide

Orange Is the New Black Characters

By Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman

Once upon a time (1993) in a land far, far away (Belgium), twenty-four-year-old blond-haired...

Larry

Larry is Piper's boyfriend who stands by her the entire time she's in prison (unlike his...

Nora Jansen

Nora Jansen is an "impossibly stylish and cool lesbian" (1.15) who asks Piper out for a drink and...

Pop

Pop, one of Piper's fellow inmates, as depicted in the novel, isn't nearly as colorful as Red,...

Other Inmates

Piper tells us about many of the women in Danbury; although, without the magic of television...

Guards and Other Officials

We learn even less about the prison guards than we do about the prisoners since the two groups...