Periel Aschenbrand is the author of two critically acclaimed comedic memoirs, The Only Bush I Trust is My Own (Penguin, US & Random House, UK) and On My Knees (Harper Collins, US & Penguin, Australia).

 

Her first book was optioned for a pilot by the Oxygen Network, which she wrote and starred in. IT WAS TERRIBLE. 

 

She is infamous for her wicked wit, quick tongue and her masterful ability to get people to pay attention and Her work has been featured in countless publications including The New York Times,

V Magazine, Style.com, Refinery29, Paper, The Washington Post, The New York Post, Interview Magazine, Huffington Post, Interview, Into the Gloss, Marie Claire, The Observer, Elle (Australia) and numerous others.

 

She has WRITES A column for Tablet Magazine called The Chosen Ones AND 

co-hosts a monthly comedy show called JUST THE TIP WHICH FEATURES SOME OF THE SMARTEST AND FUNNIEST COMICS IN NYC.

 

 

She is currently developing work for television. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

"Meet the lady gaga of literature!

on my knees is sexy, funny, titillating, and badass."

 Toure, Author & co-host of the cycle on msnbc

 

 

"Bold, sassy, and totally fucking cool.

If truth in comedy is my mantra,

then the goddess I pray to is Periel Aschenbrand."

Lesley Arfin, Author of Dear Diary & senior writer for hbo series girls

 

 

"funny funny funny."

JAMES FREY, New York times bestselling author

 

 

"Uproarious...fearlessly fun...evokes the same playful crudeness found in the writing of chelsea Handler or Sarah silverman."

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