Billennium (short story) - Wikipedia OverviewBillenium (or Billennium) is a short story by British author J. G. Ballard, first published in the January 1962 edition of Amazing Stories (Volume 36, Number 1) and in the Billennium collection. It later appeared in The Terminal Beach (1964), and The Complete Short Stories of J. G. Ballard: Volume 1 (2006). With a dystopian ambience, "Billennium" explores themes similar to Ballard's earlier story "The Concentration City", of space shortages and over-crowding. SettingPlotSee alsoExternal linksSee all sectionsWikipedia · Text under CC-BY-SA license Analysis of Billenium – J G Ballard - Academic De Stressor J G Ballard is one of the best known writers of science fiction in which he describes a dystopian world that is marred by destruction and disaster. One of his best known works is Empire in the Sun which was loosely based on his life as a young internee in a camp during the Second World War.