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MLA Style Guide: 8th Edition: Multiple Authors

IN-TEXT CITATIONS FOR A...

Multiple Authors

See examples below to learn about how multiple authors for one work are handled in MLA parenthetical citations.

One Author

Include author's last name and the page number (no comma before the page number) in parentheses:

(Austen 75)

Two Authors

Include last name of both authors connected by the word ‘and’, followed by the page number (no comma before the page number) in parentheses.

(Johnson and Tuite 110)

Three or more Authors

Include the first author’s last name followed by ‘et al.’ and the page number (no comma before the page number) in parentheses.

(Richard et al. 25)