Arthur Smith (American poet)

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Arthur Smith is an American poet whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, "The Georgia Review," "Northwest Review," "Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts," "Crazyhorse," "Southern Poetry Review," Hunger Mountain,[1] and The Nation.[2] He is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Tennessee, and he lives in Knoxville, Tennessee with his three Keeshonden.


  • 1987 Pushcart Prize
  • 1986 Pushcart Prize
  • 1985 Norma Farber First Book Award, Poetry Society of America
  • 1984 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
  • 1981 Discovery/The Nation, the Joan Leiman Jacobson Poetry Prize [3]



  • The New Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, 1999.
  • Don Johnson, ed. (1991). Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: Contemporary Baseball Poems. University of Illinois Press. ISBN 978-0-252-06183-7.