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Joan Didion Cancels UCLA Live Event

UCLA Live revealed that “due to injury,” author Joan Didion has cancelled her scheduled conversation with Mona Simpson in April.

The Los Angeles Times has an update: “She was at lunch and ‘banged her leg,’ said Paul Bogaards, Knopf’s executive director of publicity and marketing.”

Here’s more from the event: “We’re sorry to report that our highly anticipated event with bestselling author Joan Didion on Saturday April 14 has been canceled due to injury. If you purchased tickets, you may receive a refund for your ticket at the point of purchase.”
Editor’s Note: This story was updated as the story evolved. (Via LA Observed & Which Way LA)

 

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