Marcus Smith has received prizes, commendations, awards and nominations from Poets on the Lake, The Pushcart Prize, The Nation/”Discovery” Prize, The Plough Prize, The Ledbury Poetry Festival, The Torbay Poetry Festival, The Atlanta Review’s 10th Anniversary AnthologyEnvoi anthologies,  New Millennium Writing Awards, The Thomas Hardy Society, Vers Poetry Society, The Nottingham Poetry Competition and Southern Poetry Review and been a featured poet on The Poetry Shed.

A Cinnamon Press Book Award finalist twice, he has twice been shortlisted for The Bridgeport Prize.

SEZ (Everything Speaks), his most recent book is published by Live Canon.