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June 2023 “Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon

Congratulations to the songwriters 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 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

Laura Dickey– “The Benediction Song" – Camden, MI

Jayne Sachs - "Crazy Big" - Trotwood, OH

James Wilson - "Love Dad" - Gallatin, TN

Kasaan Hammon - "Jesus Says No" - Hemet, CA

James Henderson - "Gonna Make It" - Gallatin, TN

Chuck Johnson - "Long Road To Somewhere" - Amesbury, MA

Tom Fekete - "When We Get There" - Inman, SC

Fran Litterski - "Long Story Short" -Nashville, TN

Kate Zickler - "I'd Hate Him Too" - Franklin, TN

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than June 2023.*


The following members have just been recognized as writers who are on the rise! These songwriters 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!




Todd Ufkes - Ceresco, MI

Thea Lissi - Broussard, LA

Mike Bridges - Valley, AL

Grace Derbyshire - Paris, FR

Kiersten Rummell - Dana Point, CA

David Lavkulik - Toronto, ON

Natalie Otto - Nolensville, TN

Nikki Lickstein - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Kathy Ford - Okemos, MI

Sarah Swensen - Nashville, TN

Aron Rosing - Nashville, TN

Joseph Bigalke - Red Wing, MN

Shawn Pickel - Springville, TN

Karen Kiley - Hendersonville, TN

Alexsi Mallory - Farmington, CT

Madelyn Paquette - Sudbury, MA

David Robert Anderson - Gilbert, AZ

Pat McWilliams - Georgetown, ON

Melyssa Corrigan - Arlington, MA

Greyson Campbell - Lewisburg, TN

Brandon Greer - Nashville, TN

Paul McNeal - Cullman, AL

Jeff Johnstone - Portsmouth, RI

Michael Sion - Santa Rosa, CA

Michael Saleta - Nashville, TN

James DeBorde - Antioch, TN

Isabella Manganiello - Avon, CT

Ella Kate Greenbaum - Atlanta, GA

Cynthia Roge - Port Saint Lucie, FL

Gary Boevers - Saint Peters, MO

Christina Meyer - New Berlin, WI

Carol Coffey - Overland Park, KS

Julie Reiner - Indian Land, SC

John Kelly Wilson - Milwaukee, WI

Tom Fekete - Inman, SC

Jason Curtis - Hendersonville, NC

Larry Doyle - Luling, TX

Ryan Miller - Madison, MS

Izzy Mahoubi - Paradise Valley, AZ

Karen Kiley - Hendersonville, TN

Mike Williams - Logan, UT

Tom Pino - Nashville, TN

Robert Cole - Mullica Hill, NJ

Sandra DeVault - Chester, MD

Scott Morris - Holiday, FL

Patrick Lilly - Charlotte, NC

Jeffrey Harris - Mill Valley, CA

Carey Latham - Murfreesboro, TN

Richard Schroder - Chestnut Hill, MA

Joe McClure - Cambridge, MA

Kathryn Woodward - Newburgh, IN

Paige Ruderman - Wilmington, DE

Rachel Harvey Hill - Mt. Juliet, TN

Dan Allen - Howell, MI

Travis Myles - Louisville, KY

Scott Morris - Holiday, FL

Phillip Hommes - Two Harbors, MN

Ben Wagner - Hermitage, TN

Don May - Kamuela, HI

Oswald Quek - London, UK

Sundi Jo, Graham - Branson, MO

Steve Nuckolls - Richmond, VA

David Stark - Blowing Rock, NC

CC Ballou - Cathedral City, CA

Andrew Bradley - Chesterfield, UK

Daniel Fagan - Birmingham, AL

Kathy Kay Wallace - Ballwin, MO

Andrew Wolf - Washington, DC

Kate Zickler - I'd Hate Him Too

Hannah Harber Wynn - Fort White, FL

Diana Taub - Morris Plains, NJ

Jason Cole - Boaz, AL

Brian Horn - Trussville, AL


*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized as "Ones to Watch" at any time other than June 2023.*