EARS August 2021



August 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 Fall 2021 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  

Rob Courain - "Hell Yeti" - Nashville, TN

Brad McKinney - "Five Beers From Now" - Richmond, KY

Thomas Dixon - "Hooked" - Spring Hill, TN

Hanna Ross - "Dripping in Diamonds", "1998" - Franklin, TN

Kyle Garriga - "Shade of the Family Tree" - Atlanta, GA

Philip Hommes - "No Mercy" - Two Harbors, MN

Madge Ross - "See You In Prison" - Franklin, TN


*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than August 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!   


Kate Zickler - Franklin, TN

Hannah Koivu - Nashville, TN

Timothy Schlesener - Hideaway, TX

Jim McCarter - Topeka, KS

Gary Kreie - Kirkwood, MO

Philip Hommes - Two Harbors, MN

Adam Shrimpton - London, England

Mike Bridges - Valley, AL

John Frank - Nashville, TN

Bryan Mitschell - Edmond, OK

Susan Cantey - Cincinnati, OH

Kathy Kay Wallace - Ballwin, MO

Dewey Longuski - Mason, MI

Brad McKinney - Richmond, KY

Anthony Carling - Certsey Surrey

Carey Latham - Murfreesboro, TN

Clark Ford - Ames, IO

Robert Shapiro - Lunenburg, MA

Greg Black - Muscle Shoals, AL

Patrick Adams - Evanston, WY

Kathryn Wood - Nashville, TN

Matt Salada - Hendersonville, TN

Kerry Jeter - Georgetown, KY

Jason Street - Springfield, TN

Brent Bennett - Nokomis, FL

Zach Swift - Nashville, TN

Hanna Ross - Franklin, TN

Madge Ross -  Franklin, TN

Jack Straw - Waterloo, Iowa

Mary Ann Little - Cedartown, GA

John Burns - Bluemont, VA

Andrew Bundy - San Francisco, CA

Jared MacLane - Darien, CT

Kyle Garriga - Atlanta, GA

Al Lama - Brooklyn, NY

Sal Cosentino - Brooklyn, NY

Leah Bethea - Wrightsville, GA

Roger Fournier - Eatonton, GA

Philip Bowen - Brownstown Township, MI

Frank Stopak - Rockville, MD

Matthew Fremont - Folsom, CA

Durand Robinson - Hoover, AL

Bill Tozier - Jefferson, ME

Andrew Parton - Nepean, Ontario

Al Raebuck - Uncasville, CT

John Welch - Meansville, GA

Casey Smith - Knoxville, TN

Tim Waters - Lewisburg, TN

Carey Latham - Murfreesboro, TN

Aaron Crouse - New Albany, IN


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