Yael Stone

Yael Stone is best known for playing Lorna Morello for seven seasons on Orange Is the New Black. She has spent a good deal of her life working in theatre, film and TV in Australia and the US. She recently announced that she would be abandoning her US Green Card and returning home to Australia as a symbol of her commitment to reducing CO2 emissions. During her time in the USA, Yael worked in New York City with Liberation Prison Yoga teaching meditation and yoga to women on Rikers Island and served as a Board member. She was also a member of the Resistance Revival Chorus, an arts protest group led by Women's March organisers. Yael has written for Guardian Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald, Elle and Junkee, and has previously appeared at Sydney Writers' Festival as part of a People of Letters event.