Jay Délise: Writer, Theatre Artist & Producer


Jay Délise is a writer, theatre artist, and producer based in Harlem, New York. She has performed at The United Nations, The Schomburg Center, The Pulitzer Center, and Carnegie Hall. Her work has been highlighted around the world and in publications including Afropunk, Broadway World, Vagabond City, Glass Poetry Press, and Huffington Post.

Jay is a poet and a teaching artist, but more importantly, she is black and magic.

Most common activity: 

Working too much, Making DJ mixes that will never see the light of day

Favorite show/movies: 

Coming To America, The Worst Witch, Equalizer 

Fav Ig Accounts:  




Fav meal/drink: 

Tea & my vegan Mac n cheese

Most questionable thing you’ve seen or heard recently: 

Fuzzy toilet seat covers…

First thing you did when isolation was over...: 

is isolation ever over under capitalism? :(   

Favorite Book

Omg I’m so glad you asked it’s my audiobook “tenderhead.” is available for purchase in my bio or on my website ;)

No, really

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison