"I was blown away by her ability to do so many different voices…she’s either one of the most talented actresses I’ve ever met, or she’s psychotic. Or possibly both, which is a bonus."

-Libba Bray, author of THE DIVINERS (2013), LAIR OF DREAMS (2015), and BEFORE THE DEVIL BREAKS YOU (2017)


January is an award-winning voice artist and narrator.  Since 2007, she has voiced dozens of commercials and nearly 200 audiobooks, including titles by James Patterson, Jeffery Deaver, John Grisham, Marcia Clark, Libba Bray, and Harlan Coben. Random House Audio produced this short documentary on the casting process and recording of THE DIVINERS by Libba Bray.

January is the recipient of multiple Audie Awards, over a dozen Audiophile EARPHONES AWARD for excellence in narration, and was named Publishers Weekly Magazine's AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR OF THE YEAR 2013. Click below to hear narration samples from some of her favorite and most popular titles.



In 2013, January had the great honor of voicing the character of Mattie Campbell in the archival recording of Joe Turner's Come and Gone for the August Wilson Century Cycle, alongside such luminaries as Phylicia Rashad, Keith David, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Steven McKinley Henderson, and John Douglas Thompson, to name a few.

the cast of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE

the cast of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE

January LaVoy as Mattie Campbell

January LaVoy as Mattie Campbell