Graham Dukas

Graham Dukas is a business consultant, corporate coach and part-time teaching assistant at UCT’s School of Architecture. His poetry explores territory that ranges from the serious to the absurd, often dismantling the familiar with a subversive wit and unexpected logic that transforms the mundane into hilarity. His poems have been published on the Stellenbosch University English Department’s online literary platform Slipnet ( and the online literary platform Aerodrome ( His poems have also appeared in the European Union’s Sol Plaatje Poetry Anthologies 2 and 3 and in the poetry journals Carapace and Stanzas. He has published two chapbooks of poetry, A Cow’s Tale (2014) and Still Sailing (2015). This will be his fourth appearance at the McGregor Poetry Festival.