Revered poet Maya Angelou is recovering following a brief period in the hospital.

The 85 year-old author was hospitalized in North Carolina earlier this week, but no details of her ailment were released.

Doctors have barred her from traveling for the next month so she can rest at home and recovered, forcing her to cancel an appearance at Butler University on thrusday.

The university's rep said, "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."