July/August 2011 Lyric Contest Now Open

The July/August 2011 Lyric Contest now accepting entries!

Enter for your chance to have your lyrics printed in American Songwriter magazine. One of the four finalists will also be chosen for American Songwriter’s one-page Q&A feature in the coinciding issue. The First Place winner also receives a Martin DCX1E acoustic-electric cutaway guitar and a legendary Shure SM58 Microphone, and four sets of Elixir® Strings (you choose flavor and gauge) and one Elixir® Guitar Cable.

Be sure to check out our interview with 2010 Grand Prize Winner Ryan Tanner, here. We talk to Ryan about his “Dream Co-write” with Jim Lauderdale and recording with Denny Martin. Also watch his live performance of his winning song “I Never Did My Best.”


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