Publications & Prizes
Smith is the 2019 winner of the Linda Hodge Bromberg Award. His poetry has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and for the Sundress Best of the Net Anthology. His first manuscript was a finalist in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award competition. In August 2019, Smith was appointed the State Poet Laureate of Louisiana by Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Smith will serve a two-year term.