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 both the 2022 Governor General's Award for Poetry and the Raymond Souster Award. 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, including, in 2018, The Philip Roth Society Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Writing. Aaron is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Carleton University. His first novel, Lake Burntshore, is forthcoming from ECW Press in fall 2025. He writes a substack newsletter at aaronkreuter.substack.com.