Submit your ASA Lay Language Paper

Lay Language Papers are designed for anyone with an interest in acoustics, particularly those in media roles. Readers will know words like “energy” or “wave,” and how to read plots and (simple) equations. Lay Language Papers should be accessible and fun, without compromising scientific accuracy. Please refer to the style guide before writing or submitting a paper.

Lay Language Paper Submission Form
No more than 90 characters, including spaces
Lead Author
Lead Author
Lead Author Affiliation
Lead Author Affiliation
Keep this to 300-500 words and no more than 1000 words. It is a good idea to write your paper in your word processor of choice and then copy and paste it into this box. Please indicate where your figures should go by using in-text references such as [insert Figure 1 here] Image courtesy of [SOURCE]
Featured Image *

Maximum file size: 262.14MB

A featured image represents the content, mood, or theme of your LLP. File types accepted: jpg, jpeg, jpe, png, tiff, tif
In-text media

Maximum file size: 262.14MB

Name each file by its in-text reference. For example; Fig1.jpg, Fig2.png, Audio1.mp3,
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Would you like to receive feedback about the reading level of this draft? This can help ensure that the LLP is written at the right level and content for a general audience, however it may cause a delay in posting.