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Authors Wanted

PDA Letter is an electronic, English-only magazine. Currently, PDA Letter strives to publish 8-10 articles a month. Articles are uploaded to the website weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Two feature-length articles are published monthly, usually on Wednesdays.

The PDA Letter will be publishing the following articles on these topics in the upcoming months. This list is subject to change.

Month Subject Month Subject
January 2024 Regulatory July 2024 Contamination Control
February 2024 Annex 1 August 2024 Drug Shortages
March 2024 Annual Meeting September 2024 PDA/FDA Conference
April 2024 CDMO Workshop October 2024 Visual Inspection
May 2024 ATMPs November 2024 Pre-filled Syringe
June 2024 The Immergence of AI December 2024 Quality Management Maturity

PDA Letter publishes articles by active PDA Members and seeks articles on the following topics:

  • Aseptic Processing & Sterilization
  • Biopharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Quality & Regulatory
  • Supply Chain

Prior to submitting to the PDA Letter, prospective authors must consult the Author Guidelines and should read articles already published in these categories to get an idea about the style and tone of Letter articles and the types of specific subjects of interest to PDA readers. Please do not contact the editors prior to reviewing these materials. Authors also should Download, fill out, and include with their submission the Author Agreement.*

Unsolicited articles are published on a first-come-first-serve basis. Feature-length, science and regulatory articles will be reviewed by the PDA Letter Editorial committee. Total time from submission to publication, if your submission is accepted for publication, can take from 30 to 60 days or longer, depending on many factors. The editor reserves the right to hold articles for specific publication months at their discretion.

Failure to follow the submission guidelines will result in delays in publication or even outright rejection of your article. 


Submissions and queries can be emailed to the Editorial Team at [email protected].*
Articles published in the PDA Letter do not represent the official positions of PDA, Inc., but are the opinions of the authors submitting the articles.

Nearly all unsolicited submissions to PDA Letter are reviewed by the Managing Editor and the PDA Letter Editorial Committee. Completion of the submission process, including the Author Agreement, is not a guarantee that the article will be published.

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