Beloved American author Maya Angelou is recovering at home after a brief hospitalisation.
The 85-year-old poet entered a medical facility in North Carolina earlier this week (begs22Apr13) for an unknown ailment.
She has been banned from travelling for the next four weeks while she rests at home and has subsequently cancelled a scheduled appearance at Butler University in Indianapolis on Thursday (26Apr13).
The university's representative Marc Allan says, "Angelou and Butler University officials both said they hope to reschedule her appearance in the fall. Butler University extends best wishes to Dr. Angelou for her continued health and healing."