Two Authors | MLA In-Text Citations

If your source has two authors, separate their last names with the word “and.” The authors’ names should be listed in the order they appear in the published work.


According to most experts, “the best way to increase a child’s literacy” is to read to them every night (Wolf and Munemo 220–240).

The first time the authors are mentioned in the text, the full names of both authors should be used.


James Wolf and Alice Munemo note that children whose parents read to them every night receive higher scores on literacy tests (220–240).

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