PA TIMES is the flagship magazine of the American Society for Public Administration. Its electronic version can be found at PA TIMES Online is published twice a week and highlights emerging trends in public management, original articles on issues related to public administration and expert columnists discussing best practices and lessons learned for other public managers and public sector employees.

ASPA invites experts to sign up as either monthly or quarterly columnist for PA TIMES Online. All columnists must commit to either six months of columns (monthly) or a year (quarterly). Selected columnists will be notified by email and are expected to begin their column within a month of notification. A schedule of column publication dates will be provided by ASPA.

Prior to applying to be a columnist, please review our style and submission guides.

How to Submit a Column

Columns should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document by email to [email protected].

Final columns should be sent by the corresponding Monday or Friday, one week before the scheduled publish date. If you have questions about your deadline, please contact us for assistance.