EARS December 2018


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In celebration of Independence Day, NSAI will be closed beginning at 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 3 and will reopen on July 8th at 10:00am.

December 1st– December 31st“Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between December 1st– December 31s tfor consideration for our Publisher Luncheon. These were submitted to the Song Evaluation Service and were recommended by the NSAI Evaluators who reviewed them.

NSAI staffers will review all songs recommended for the February 2019 Publisher Luncheon.


Be sure to take a look at the hometowns of these great writers. Who knows… you may find your next co- writer! With NSAI members from all over the world, one of these folks might live just around the corner from you!


Writers below had songs “Recommended for Consideration”from December 1st– December 31st


Bill Roemer “Home Alone” Ofallon, MO

Blake Sutton “Call Me Again” Tuscumbia, AL

Chelsey Satterlee “In His Shirt” Nashville, TN

Christen Cooper “Take The Fall For You” Draper, UT

Chuckie Aiello “Someone New” Kenosha, WI

Claire Bunnik “Behind My Back” Pefferlaw, ON, Canada

Claire Bunnik “Smooth As Gravel” Pefferlaw, ON, Canada

Donna Opfer “Breakin’ My Own Heart” St. Louis, MO

Jeffrey Scornavacca “Neighbors” Bellingham, MA

Jenny Ferrell “Nothin’ On Me Yet” Le Claire, IA

John Prichard “She’s The One” Brentwood, TN

Kyra Hunter Constancio “Safe” San Angelo, TX

Selby Copeland “Blame It On The Boy” Toronto, ON, Canada

Steven Smentek “Gently Used” Woodridge, IL

Winston Culler “Who You Gonna Be” Hudson, FL

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than December 2018.


These writers are being recognized by our evaluators as writers who are on the rise! These members have gotten the attention of our evaluators for their unique and promising writing skills. Keep an eye on these folks… they just keep getting better!


Andrew Bontempo: Burlington, ON, Canada

Beka Fox: Franklin, TN

Ben Earls: Frisco, TX

Ben Wagner: Wauwatosa, WI

Bobby Simpson: Maryville, TN

Charlie Miller: Douglasville, GA

Chelsey Satterlee: Nashville, TN

Christen Cooper: Draper, UT

Chuckie Aiello: Kenosha, WI

Daniel Graff: St. Louis, MO

Darrell Vanzant: Nashville, TN

Dave Quirk: Ashland, OR

Donna Opfer: St. Louis, MO

Hannah Polk: Lewis Center, OH

James Jones: Crab Orchard, WV

Janine de Souza: Berkeley, CA

Jim Burque: San Carlos, CA

Joe McClure: Cambridge, MA

Jordan Allen: London, KY

Kelly Williams: Atlanta, GA

Kevin Kenney: Leawood, KS

Kyle Jackson-Rachky: Sharon, ON, Canada

Luke Cunningham: Franklin, TN

Marlin Coe: Russellville, KY

Martin Chiesl: Medina, MN

Mary Alice Vanderwaters: Pineville, LA

Michael Nelson: League City, TX

Michaela Compton: Tustin, CA

Paul Vance: Minneapolis, MN

Randall Ellis: Orangeburg, SC

Russ Parrish: Burnsville, MN

Sander Grey: Voorhees, NJ

Steven Smentek: Woodridge, IL

Tahnee Gaeta: Toowoomba, Queensland

Tony Memmel: Nashville, TN

Walter Stillman: Cobbs Creek, VA


*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized at any time other than December 2018.