Citation Guide: Chicago Manual of Style (Author/Date System)

Interviews, Letters and Personal Communications

1. Published Interviews

Note: Consult The Chicago Manual of Style to format interviews appearing in other print and non-print mediums.

References List Format:
Give the location and date in a note.

Rachel Stein, interview by author, Pittsburgh, June 2, 2014.


2. Unpublished Interviews

References List Format:
Do not include unpublished interviews in the bibliography.


3. Unpublished Letters, Phone & Personal Communications

References List Format:
Do not include personal communications such as letters or phone calls in the bibliography. In a note, give the name of the person with whom you communicated, the form of communication, and the date.

Megahn McKennan, conversation with author, March 5, 2014.

Sangita Thakore, letter to author, November 12, 2014

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