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2015 English Alive

Editor: Robin Malan

This is the annual edition for 2015, the forty-ninth edition, edited by Robin Malan, and assistant editors Elaine Davie and Sharon Sheldon.


It features front-cover artwork by Josepha Klas (St Cyprian’s School), and back-cover artwork by Taylen Kench (St Dunstan’s College).


There are 61pieces, in 80 pages.


It features the work of, among others, Horeb Asher (Clarendon High School for Girls), Ty Bennett (St Cyprian’s School), Christian Botha (Michaelhouse), Emma Cloete (La Rochelle Girls’ High School), Jesse Stevens (St John’s College), Katie Stofberg (The Wykeham Collegiate), Adam van Graan (Westerford High School).


The back cover features this quotation:


My brain seized up,

the backwash of a thousand

eager, pressing thoughts;

too much to process

in a frantic,



– Shakil Solanki, Cedar House School


It contains news of these ex-English Alivers: Nadia Davids (EA 1993–4, 1996, St Cyprian’s School), Menán du Plessis (EA 1968–70, Sans Souci Girls’ High School), Amy Jephta (EA 2006, Muizenberg High School), Karen Jeynes (EA 1995 & 1997, Westerford High School), Jon Keevy (EA 2000, Bishops Diocesan College), David Lan (EA 1967–9, Westerford High School), Robin Malan (EA assistant founding editor 1967–70, EA editor 1995–2004, 2007–2012, 2014–15), Henrietta Rose-Innes (EA 1985–9, Westerford High School), Nicholas Spagnoletti, Mikhael Subotzky (EA 1998, Westerford High School)


Price: R60