"O Happy Day!"

Title"O Happy Day!"
Year for Search1985
AuthorsRyman, Geoff[rey Charles](b. 1951)
Secondary AuthorsClute, John, Greenland, Colin, and Pringle, David
Secondary TitleInterzone. The First Anthology: New Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing
Pagination1-35
Date Published1985
PublisherJ. M. Dent & Sons
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, UK author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia very similar to the concentration camps in Germany under National Socialism. Heterosexual men are in the camp and systematically killed. Gay men run the camp under the direction of women who give electronically.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1985), 1-35. Rpt. in his Unconquered Countries: Four Novellas (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994), 153-90. U. K. ed. (London: HarperCollins, 1999), 153-90; and in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 69-95; 2nd ed. ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 69-95; and in Queers Destroy Science Fiction. Ed. Seanan McGuire. Lightspeed, no. 61 (June 2015): 228-57. Not in his The Unconquered Country: A Life History. London: Allen & Unwin, 1986

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Author Note

The author (b. 1951) was born in Canada and self-identifies as Canadian even though he has lived most of his life in the U. S. and the U. K.

Full Text

1985 Ryman, Geoff[rey Charles] (b. 1951). “O Happy Day!” Interzone. The First Anthology: New Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. Ed. John Clute, Colin Greenland, and David Pringle (London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1985), 1-35. U. S. ed. (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1985), 1-35. Rpt. in his Unconquered Countries: Four Novellas (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994), 153-90. U. K. ed. (London: HarperCollins, 1999), 153-90; and in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 69-95; 2nd ed. ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 69-95; and in Queers Destroy Science Fiction. Ed. Seanan McGuire. Lightspeed, no. 61 (June 2015): 228-57. Not in his The Unconquered Country: A Life History. London: Allen & Unwin, 1986. PSt

Dystopia very similar to the concentration camps in Germany under National Socialism. Heterosexual men are in the camp and systematically killed. Gay men run the camp under the direction of women who give electronically. The author was born in Canada and self-identifies as Canadian even though he has lived most of his life in the U. S. and the U. K.