OITNB's real Alex Vause to publish memoir on life in prison

  • PTI, London
  • Updated: Aug 19, 2014 19:05 IST

The woman who inspired TV series Orange Is The New Black's character Alex Vause will publish a memoir recounting her time in prison.

Cleary Wolters, friend and ex-lover of Orange Is The New Black writer Piper Kerman, will release Out Of Orange in May 2015, reported Digital Spy. Laura Prepon plays lead character Piper Chapman's ex-lover and drug dealer Alex Vause in Orange Is The New Black.


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"Alex and Piper have inspired me to tell my whole story, an unbelievable saga that takes place all over the world: Africa, Europe, Asia, and the US both in prison and out," Wolters said of her new book.

"I think people may be surprised at what happened to me after I turned myself in - and where my life is now."

The Netflix series won several awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, picking up trophies for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

Orange Is The New Black's Uzo Aduba was named Outstanding Guest Actress in A Comedy Series for her critically-acclaimed performance as Suzanne Crazy Eyes Warren.

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