2010 English Alive - English Alive
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2010 English Alive

Editor: Robin Malan
This is the annual edition for 2010, the forty-fourth edition, edited by Robin Malan with assistant editors Elaine Davie and Nokuthula Mazibuko, It features cover artwork by Aimee Morris (Herschel Girls School).


There are 72 pieces, in 80 pages.


It features the work of, among others, Emma Boshoff (Roedean School), Ameera Conrad (Wynberg Girls’ High School), Sinalo Dlanga (Clarendon High School for Girls), Gilbert Mubangizi (Westville Boys’ High School), Caitlin Tonkin (Westerford High School), Xabiso Vili (Cedar House School).


The back cover features this quotation:


… let her write herself –

Singing to the symphony

That is her own …


Let he

Not be

And live

And die

Shackled by

The Tyranny of Literary


– Gilbert Mubangizi (Westville Boys’ High School),


It contains news of these ex-English Alivers:


Ken Barris (English Alive editor 1993), Graeme Bloch (English Alive contributor 1971–2, Westerford High School), Daliso Chaponda (English Alive contributor 1997, Waterford Kamhlaba United World College Swaziland), Jerome Damon (English Alive assistant editor 1995–2004, 2007–99), Nadia Davids (English Alive contributor 1993–4, 1996, St Cyprian’s School), Jeremy Gordin (English Alive contributor 1967–70, Brakpan High School & Damelin College), Allan Kolski Horwitz (English Alive contributor 1969, Herzlia High School), Amy Jephta (English Alive contributor 2006, Muizenberg High School), Duane Jethro (English Alive contributor 2001–2, Plumstead High School), Karen Jeynes (English Alive contributor 1995, 1997, Westerford High School), Rosamund Kendal (English Alive contributor 1993, Rustenburg High School for Girls), Gerald Kraak (English Alive contributor 1972, Northcliff High School), Robin Malan (English Alive assistant founding editor 1967–70, editor 1995–2004, 2007–), Lindi Matshikiza (English Alive contributor 2000, Pretoria High School for Girls), Anel Powell (English Alive contributor 1992, Rustenburg High School for Girls), Henrietta Rose-Innes (English Alive contributor 1985–9, Westerford High School), Henk Rossouw (English Alive contributor 1995, Milnerton High School), Robert Silke (English Alive contributor 1995, South African College High School), Nicholas Spagnoletti (English Alive contributor 1996, South African College High School), Mikhael Subotzky (English Alive contributor 1998, Westerford High School)


Price: R45