Michael Chabon

Junot Diaz has postponed his L.A. reading for a very, very good reason

Junot Diaz has postponed his L.A. reading for a very, very good reason

If you were hoping to see Junot Díaz next week, sorry, he’s going to be busy with the Obamas.

Díaz, currently the Katie Jocobson writer in residence at Cal Arts, had been scheduled to speak at REDCAT on Jan. 13. REDCAT announced Wednesday that the event will be postponed until Feb. 17 after “Mr. Díaz received an unexpected invitation from the White House to attend a private event during the last week of the current administration.”

Díaz is the author of the short story collections “This Is How You Lose Her” and...

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