Aaron Kreuter is a novelist, poet, and academic. His most recent book, the academic monograph, Leaving Other People Alone: Diaspora, Zionism, and Palestine in Contemporary Jewish Fiction is now available from University of Alberta Press. His poetry collection, Shifting Baseline Syndrome, was shortlisted for the 2022 Governor General's Award for Poetry, the Raymond Souster Award, and the Vine Awards for Jewish Literature. He is also the author of the poetry collection Arguments For Lawn Chairs, and the short story collection You and Me, Belonging. Aaron's academic work explores Jewish North American fiction, diaspora, and Israel/Palestine, and has won numerous awards. Aaron is currently an assistant professor of English Literature at Trent University. His first novel, Lake Burntshore, is forthcoming from ECW Press in fall 2025. He writes a substack newsletter at aaronkreuter.substack.com.