EARS December 2021


December 2021 “Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon.  

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs Recommended for Consideration for 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 possibility of a Spring 2022 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!   


Recommended for Consideration  

Patrycya Hill - “My Prayin Knees”- Mooresville, NC

Randy Riggs- “Prater County”- Crossville, TN

Matt Salada - “I Wouldn’t Change a Thing”- Hendersonville, TN

Ditalian Cole - “Spin My Four Wheels”- Meridian, Mississippi

Peter Anlyan - “I Just Like to Drink”, “Whiskey’s Gonna Miss Me”- Durham, NC

Leslie Bowe - “In the Middle of It”- Gallatin, TN

Dana Crawford - “Country Soul” - Delmar, NY

Brad McKinney - “Songs I grew Up On”- Richmond, KY

John Hemingway - “Children of Survivors” - Gallatin, TN

Kate Zickler - “three”- Franklin, TN

Izzy Mahoubi - “One More Song”- Paradise Valley, AZ

Carol Coffey- “Stronger Prayer”- Overland Park, KS

Greyson Campbell - “The Way You Move” – Matthews, NC

Christy Klotz - “Wait on You”- Thousand Oaks, CA

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than December 2021.  


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!   



Michael Cockrell- Fredericksburg, VA

Matt Salada - Hendersonville, TN

Bryan Mitschell- Edmond, OK

Christina Meyer - New Berlin, WI

Sal Cosentino - Brooklyn, NY

David Stark - Blowing Rock, NC

Tarrah Walston - Beulaville, NC

Ron Shaffer - Portland, OR

Skylar Gregg - Nashville, TN

John Hemingway - Gallatin, TN

Curtis Marsh - Pegram, TN

Casey Smith - Knoxville, TN

Glen Crusoe - Ocean View, DE

Emily Burdette - Wilmington, NC

Kathy Kay Wallace - Ballwin, MO

Diana Taub - Morris Plains, NJ

Emily Hatton - Melbourne, AU

Elaine Lennon- Glasgow, UK

Stacey Byrd - Seminary, MS

Darrell Koch - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CA 

Morgan Ashley - College Station, TX

Dan Allen - Grand Blanc, MI

Charlie Holmberg - Herriman, UT

James Edwards - Ormond Beach, FL

Randy Barb - Wichita, KS

Daniel Herr - Nashville, TN

Raymy Krumrei - Lancaster, CA

Joe McEnerney - Long Beach, NY

Mike Bridges - Valley, AL

Greg Black - Muscle Shoals, AL

Natalie Otto- Spring Hill, TN

Kayla Dunbar -Antioch, TN

Michael Michnya - Somers Point, NJ

Kyra Hunter Constancio - San Angelo, TX

Richard Mack Harrel l- Boca Raton, FL

Daniel Leathersich - Nashville, TN

Dewey Longuski - Mason, MI

Julie Reiner- Indian Land, SC

Glen Hofbauer - Olathe, KS

Adam Radmanovich - Springfield, TN

Brain Williams - Cheyenne, WY

Brad McKinney - Richmond, KY

Josh Shapiro - Nashville, TN

Patrycya Hill - Mooresville, NC

Scott McDaniel - Media, PA

Thomas James - Clemmons, NC

Michael Manetz - Gainesville, FL

Jeffrey Harris - Mill Valley, CA

Hal Odell - Nashville, TN

Shellem Cline - Lenoir, NC

Ben Johnson - Circle Pines, MN

Stefan Xidas - Wilmette, IL

Kate Zickler - Franklin, TN

Phillip Sandifer - Austin, TX

Don Tucker - Bryant, AR

Izzy Mahoubi - Paradise Valley, AZ

Mike Morgan - Roundup, MT

Kevin Brown - Ann Arbor, MI

Michael McGee - Philipsburg, PA

Fox Beyer - Chatham, NJ

Carol Coffey - Overland Park, KS

Liam Coleman – Charlton, MA

Tim Comeaux - Fall River, MA

Greyson Campbell - Matthews, NC

Dana Snyder- Daytona Beach, FL

Christy Klotz- Thousand Oaks, CA

Steven Huff- Middletown, OH



*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized as "Ones to Watch" at any time other than December 2021.