“Caspar Heinemann has written an anthem for alien beloveds everywhere, in the time before rising up and where the “pre-nothings” burn up as soon as you touch them. Reading this book burst adhesions in my outlook, which is what I want (always.) A book without an afterwards or a before, Novelty Theory occupies an intense present that does not console its readers. Can poetry be a form of cultural revenge?” – Bhanu Kapil
Caspar Heinemann is a poet, artist, and academia-adjacent independent researcher based in London and Berlin. His research interests include critical mysticism, gay biosemiotics, illegitimate communisms, and professional irreverence. He has previously written on a pantheon including John Wieners, Diane di Prima, Paul Thek, and Derek Jarman. They hold a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London. Novelty Theory is his first book.
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