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Jul 1, 2019

Narrator January LaVoy was recently honored as a Golden Voice by AudioFile. January is a skilled narrator who draws listeners into whatever she's performing, whether it's a thrilling mystery or a compelling historical audiobook. We wanted to know more about January's journey to becoming an audiobook narrator, the differences between narrating in the booth and acting on stage, and all of the work that she does to inhabit so many dynamic characters.

January LaVoy

January has narrated hundreds of engaging audiobooks, including THE DIVINERS series by Libba Bray, Coretta Scott King's memoir MY LIFE, MY LOVE, MY LEGACY, and the L.A. Theatre Works production of NATIVE GUARD by Natasha Trethewey. Discover even more of January's audiobooks at

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On today’s episode are host Jo Reed and Golden Voice narrator January LaVoy.

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