The author of the story collection, “Partners and Strangers” (Carnegie Mellon U. Press, 2019), Michael Don has been published in journals such as Washington Square Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Fiction International, the Cortland Review and Southampton Review. He lives in Boston, where he co-edits Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature and teaches at Tufts University. Michael will also teach a master class the following day (Friday, Oct. 11) at 12:30 p.m. in the same location. The master class is titled “The Imaginative Leap: On Fictionalizing Lived Experience.” Both events will take place in the Faculty Parlors lounge, located in the Main Building of Wells College in Aurora, N.Y. The Wells College Visiting Writers series, established in 1973, features readings and master classes by authors who have distinguished themselves in poetry, fiction, nonfiction and drama. All events in the series are free and the public is welcome to attend. See more at wells.edu/visiting-writers or on Facebook at facebook.com/WellsVisitingWriters.