Periel Aschenbrand is the author of two books, The Only Bush I Trust is My Own (Penguin) and On My Knees (Harper Collins).


She has written for / been featured in the New York Times, V Magazine, Interview,, Paper  Magazine, Elle, The Observer, The Huffington Post, THe Washington Post, New York Post, New York Magazine, Marie Claire and numerous others.


She has performed Stand Up at Caroline's Comedy Club and Stand Up NY and has appeared on MSNBC's The Cycle.


She is currently developing work for television and writes a weekly column for tablet magazine called The chosen ones.












"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."