2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Adam Pottle


Born Deaf and raised in a hearing family, ADAM POTTLE spent much of his childhood searching for magical portals and pretending to be Godzilla. He is an award-winning Canadian writer, with books in multiple genres, including the acclaimed memoir Voice and the adult novel The Bus. His groundbreaking fantasy play The Black Drum was performed to rave reviews in Canada and France and is the world's first all-Deaf musical. He has a PhD in English Literature and has taught English and Creative Writing for nearly twenty years. He lives in Saskatoon with his wife Deborah and their goldendoodle Valkyrie.

2024 Reading List: