Smokey Hollow: The Shoe Box Coffin is a vivid, fictional portrayal of life inside an institution for people who had disabilities in the 1970’s. The narrator works to improve the lives of the people for whom he cares, while challenging the abusive and blatant disregard of others. At home, the life of his family is forever changed by a singular, unexplained event. It is a colorful story of optimistic dreams amidst a background of nightmares.
“The author feels ahead of his time in his actions toward what humanity means and how to act upon it. This is a suspenseful tale that not only made me laugh, but brought tears of sadness to my eyes.” – Beth Geyer, Artistic Director, Unique Theater Company