Genre Plat was a science fiction fanzine by Allyn Cadogan, William Gibson, John Park and Susan Wood.
The first issue was published in the Spring of 1977 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where all four editors were member of the British Columbia Science Fiction Association.
Issue 1 features "Up the Gutter From New Orleans" by Doug Barbour, "How I Joined Fandon and Learned To Love Its Outlaws" by Allyn Cadogan, "Then Or Us" by William Gibson, an article on Lord Of The Rings by M. L. Petard, "Tidepool" by Susan Wood, a 2 page comic collaboration between Ken Fletcher and William Gibson, and an editorial called "Dangerously Amateur" by Allyn and William.
Issue 2 was published in Summer 1977. After this issue the other three editors leave, and Allyn Cadogan carries on publishing.
Issue 3, released Winter/Spring 1978 was published in San francisco, California, U.S.A., and features an interview with Kate Wilhelm. Susan Wood contributed "How to Stop Writing for Fanzines".
Issue 4 arrived in Winter/Spring 1980, and included Allyn Cadogan, William Gibson, and Sheryl Gottlieb.