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Jaylene's debut book of poetry, AfroPoetic, is available NOW! You can purchase signed copies, and other merchandise, by visiting the Shop page. Catch her on stage at The Wilma Theater in Fairview, May 31 - June 18. Listen or watch Jaylene on her #PoppaPank podcast. Visit the Upcoming page for more information and to find out where you can catch Jaylene next!


Jaylene Clark Owens is an AUDELCO and Barrymore Award winning actress. She is a member of The Wilma Theater's resident acting company, HotHouse. She has been seen in Passage (The Wilma Theater), WHITE (Theatre Horizon), The Revolutionists (Theatre Horizon).

Jaylene is also a highly acclaimed spoken word poet. She is the Executive Director of Harlem KW Project, LLC, which is the company she started with three other women to write the play, Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale. Visit the Poetry page to learn more about her spoken word poetry.

Spoken Word Poet, Playwright, & More