Periel Aschenbrand is a writer, comic and producer.
She 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.
Her work has been featured in countless publications including The New York Times, V Magazine, Style.com, Refinery29, Paper magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Post, Interview Magazine, Huffington Post, Interview MAGAZINE, The Observer and numerous others.
She is a regular contributor to Tablet Magazine and She has interviewed everyone from Swizz beatz to Natasha Lyonne.
She co-hosts a monthly comedy show called JUST THE TIP at gold bar in NYC and has performed stand up at The Village Underground, Caroline’s and Stand Up NY.
She produces LIVE FROM THE TABLE, the Sirius Radio show and podcast for The Comedy Cellar.