Detailing a six-hour window on April 21, 1941, The Bus features eight different narrators: six mental patients, the doctor who will kill them, and the man who will burn their corpses. Crammed into a bus with thirty-five others and unable to see out the painted windows, the patients are transferred from the Scheuern institution to the Nazi euthanasia clinic in Hadamar, Germany.
Adam Pottle's writing explores the social and philosophical aspects of disability and Deafness. His first book, the 2011 poetry collection Beautiful Mutants, was shortlisted for two Saskatchewan Book Awards and the Acorn-Plantos Prize. His 2013 novel Mantis Dreams: The Journal of Dr. Dexter Ripley, won the 2014 Saskatoon Book Award. He lives in Saskatoon.