Writers Workshop: Writer Resources
Modern Language Association (MLA): Letters
If you wish to cite a letter you have received, use the following format:
- Gargan, Edward A. Letter to the author. 3 Dec. 1989.
Begin with the writer's name and add the phrase "Letter to the author," followed by the date.
For additional information, please see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th edition) and the MLA style website.