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Janelle Monáe
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Janelle Monáe is widely celebrated as an American singer-songwriter, actress, producer, fashion icon and futurist whose globally successful career spans over a decade. With her highly theatrical and stylized concept albums, she has garnered eight Grammy nominations and has developed her own label imprint, Wondaland Arts Society. Monáe has also earned great success as an actor, starring in critically acclaimed films including “Moonlight,” “Hidden Figures,” “Harriet,” “The Glorias” and the 2020 horror film “Antebellum.” She will star in the highly anticipated sequel “Knives Out 2.” Monáe’s debut book, “The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer,” is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2022 National Book Festival