"When It Changed"

Title"When It Changed"
Year for Search1972
AuthorsRuss, Joanna [Ruth](1937-2011)
Secondary AuthorsEllison, Harlan [Jay](1934-2018)
Secondary TitleAgain, Dangerous Visions: 46 Original Stories
Pagination253-60 with an "Introduction" (248-52) by Ellison and an "Afterword" (260-62) by Russ.
Date Published1972
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia without men, who had all died in a pandemic/plague, and the clash that occurs when men from Earth arrive. The eutopia is called Whileaway, the name of the eutopia in 1975 Russ. The story is told from the point-of-view of one of two happily married women with three children.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her The Zanzibar Cat ([Sauk City, WI:] Arkham House, 1983), 3-11; in The New Women of Wonder: Recent Science Fiction Stories By Women About Women. Ed. Pamela Sargent (New York: Vintage, 1977), 227-39; in Kindred Spirits: An Anthology of Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Jeffrey M. Elliot (Boston, MA: Alyson Publications, 1984), 45-53; in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 333-40; in The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction. Ed. Arthur B. Evans, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Rob Latham, and Carol McGuirk (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2010), 507-15 with an editors’ note on 507-08; in Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology. Ed. Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer (Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2015), 194-202; and in The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection. Ed. Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Vintage Books, 2016), 603-07 with an editors’ note on 602.

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Author Note

Female author (1937-2011).

Full Text

1972 Russ, Joanna [Ruth] (1937-2011). “When It Changed.” Again, Dangerous Visions: 46 Original Stories. Ed. Harlan [Jay] Ellison (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1972), 253-60 with an “Introduction” (248-52) by Ellison and an “Afterword” (260-62) by Russ. Rpt. in her The Zanzibar Cat ([Sauk City, WI:] Arkham House, 1983), 3-11; in The New Women of Wonder: Recent Science Fiction Stories By Women About Women. Ed. Pamela Sargent (New York: Vintage, 1977), 227-39; in Kindred Spirits: An Anthology of Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Jeffrey M. Elliot (Boston, MA: Alyson Publications, 1984), 45-53; in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 333-40; in The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction. Ed. Arthur B. Evans, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Rob Latham, and Carol McGuirk (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2010), 507-15 with an editors’ note on 507-08; in Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology. Ed. Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer (Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2015), 194-202; and in The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection. Ed. Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Vintage Books, 2016), 603-07 with an editors’ note on 602. PSt

Eutopia without men, who had all died in a pandemic/plague, and the clash that occurs when men from Earth arrive. The eutopia is called Whileaway, the name of the eutopia in 1975 Russ. The story is told from the point-of-view of one of two happily married women with three children. Female author.