About

photo by  Reneé Maria

photo by Reneé Maria

 

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 has sold out work-in progress performances at Stanley Halls (LIPFEST), the Roundhouse (Words First), Bernie Grant Arts Centre (SKFEST) and Hackney Showroom. As well as a sell-out run at the Albany in March 2019.

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.