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APA Citation: Anthologies

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Information Needed

  • chapter author
  • chapter title (essay, story, or poem in quotation marks; play italicized)
  • translator (if relevant)
  • anthology title (italicized)
  • anthology editor(s)
  • place of publication
  • publisher
  • date of publication (year)
  • page numbers of chapter
  • format (print)

Anthology Examples

Story in an




Allende, Isabel. "Toad's Mouth." Trans. Margaret Sayers Peden. A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: Stories from

     Latin America. Ed. Thomas Colchie. New York: Plume, 1992. 83-88. Print.


Play in an



Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. Plays for the Theatre: An Anthology of World Drama. Ed. Oscar G.

     Brockett and Lenyth Brockett. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979. 522-581. Print.


Essay in an




Terkel, Studs. "Stephen Cruz." Rereading America. Ed. Gary Colombo, Robert Cullen, and Bonnie Lisle. 6th ed.

     Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004. 348-353. Print.