"Auspicious Eggs"

Title"Auspicious Eggs"
Year for Search2000
AuthorsMorrow, James [Kenneth](b. 1947)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition99.4 & 5 (589)
Pagination89-111
Date PublishedOctober/November 2000
ISSN Number00024-984X
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire on the Roman Catholic Church, which practices the Sacrament of Terminal Baptism (killing those incapable of reproducing) and requires everyone to copulate when most fertile. The church has a copulatorium that is used for the Sacrament of Extramarital Intercourse with anyone who is fertile if one's partner is not.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Witpunk. Ed. Claude Lalumière and Marty Halpern (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), 26-49; in his The Cat’s Pajama’s & Other Stories (San Francisco, CA: Tachyon Publications, 2004), 111-32; in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 161-78; 2nd ed. as Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 161-78; in his Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Middletown, CT: Weslayan University Press, 202-21; and in his Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Middletown, CT: Weslayan University Press, 202-21. . 

Holding Institutions

CU-Riv, PSt

Author Note

(b. 1947)

Full Text

2000 Morrow, James [Kenneth] (b. 1947). “Auspicious Eggs.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 99.4&5 (589) (October/November 2000): 89-111. Rpt. in Witpunk. Ed. Claude Lalumière and Marty Halpern (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003), 26-49; in his The Cat’s Pajama’s & Other Stories (San Francisco, CA: Tachyon Publications, 2004), 111-32; in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 161-78; 2nd ed. as Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 161-78; in his Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Middletown, CT: Weslayan University Press, 202-21; and in his Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Middletown, CT: Weslayan University Press, 202-21. . CU-Riv, PSt

Satire on the Roman Catholic Church, which practices the Sacrament of Terminal Baptism (killing those incapable of reproducing) and requires everyone to copulate when most fertile. The church has a copulatorium that is used for the Sacrament of Extramarital Intercourse with anyone who is fertile if one’s partner is not.