Jeremiah ‘SugarJ’ Brown or SugarJ Poet is a Black British-Jamaican writer and performer based in Croydon.
Jeremiah has performed internationally taking his poetry to cities such as New York and Los Angeles. He has performed at numerous venues across the U.K such as the Barbican, Birmingham NEC, and the Southbank Centre. His debut show Likkle Rum with Grandma sold out at the Roundhouse as part of the Last Word festival, and at Bernie Grants Arts Centre as part of SKFEST.
Jeremiah is a Barbican Young Poet alumni and former Roundhouse resident artist. He was one of the faces of Nationwide’s ‘Voices’ ad campaign, and was featured in the Evening Standard for his poem I’m Rooting For Everybody Black. His commissions include St Paul’s Cathedral, Thames Festival Trust, Apples and Snakes and the Barbican. He has sat on numerous panels, featured on a number of podcasts and performed at a variety of festivals.