Michael Don

Michael Don

Michael Don

Assistant Professor

Michael Don is the author of the story collection Partners and Strangers (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2019). His work has appeared in journals such as World Literature Today, The Southampton Review, Washington Square Review, Fiction International, and Southern Humanities Review.

He has previously taught at Tufts University, Penn State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and St. Paul's University in Kenya.

Michael co-edits Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature and is the fiction editor of Porcupine Literary: A Journal by and for Teachers.

Selected Publications

Partners and Strangers, Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2019

Short fiction
"A Good Home," Another Chicago Magazine, 2021
"The Least We Could Do," J Journal, 2021
"A Temporary Addiction," Hobart, 2019
"Out and Back," The Cortland Review, 2016
"To Make Sure She Could Stop," Vol. 1 Brooklyn, 2015

"What About the Clouds," Timber, 2022
"Sutherlands versus Gluttons," Words & Sports, 2022
"Pangani," the Brooklyn Review, 2022
"Make the NBA Great Again," World Literature Today, 2021



M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Tufts University