Rolls, Mitchell and Johnston, Anna Travelling home, Walkabout Magazine and mid-twentieth-century Australia. London, United Kingdom: Anthem Press, 2016.
Johnston, Anna The Paper War: Morality, Print Culture, and Power in Colonial New South Wales. Crawley, WA, Australia: University of Western Australia, 2011.
Crane, Ralph and Johnston, Anna (2017). How to dine in India: Flora Annie Steel's The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook and the Anglo-Indian imagination. In Susmita Roye (Ed.), Flora Annie Steel: a critical study of an unconventional memsahib (pp. 161-182) Edmonton, Canada: University of Alberta Press.
Johnston, Anna (2016). Travelling the Tasman World: Travel Writing and Narratives of Transit. In Katie Pickles and Catharine Coleborne (Ed.), New Zealand’s Empire (pp. 71-88) Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press.
Johnston, Anna (2013). 1943: Ernestine Hill’s The Great Australian Loneliness is packed into US Armed Service kitbags. In Tanya Dalziell and Paul Genoni (Ed.), Telling Stories: Australian Literary Cultures 1935-2010 (pp. 84-90) Melbourne, Australia: Monash University Press.
Johnston, Anna (2013). ‘Greater Britain’: Late Imperial Travel Writing and the Settler Colonies. In Richard D. Fulton and Peter H. Hoffenberg (Ed.), Where All Things Are Possible: Oceania, the East and the Victorian Imagination (pp. 31-43) Farnham, United Kingdom: Ashgate.
Johnston, Anna and Crane, Ralph (2013). Introduction: administering colonial Australasia and India. In Ralph Crane, Anna Johnston and C. Vijayasree (Ed.), Empire calling: administering colonial Australasia and India (pp. vii-xiv) Delhi, India: Cambridge University Press.
Johnston, Anna (2012). Linguistics, Religion, and Law in Colonial New South Wales: Lancelot Threlkeld and Settler-Colonial Humanitarian Debates. In Diane Kirkby (Ed.), Past Law, Present Histories: From Settler Colonies to International Justice (pp. 23-38) Canberra, Australia: Australian University Press.
Crane, Ralph and Johnston, Anna (2011). Administering domestic space: Flora Annie Steel's The complete Indian housekeeper and cook. In Crane, Ralph, Johnston, Anna and Vijayasree, C. (Ed.), Empire calling: administering colonial Australasia and India (pp. 120-132) New Delhi, India: Foundation Books. doi:10.1017/CBO9789382264798.008
Johnston, Anna and Lawson, Alan (2010). Settler postcolonialism and Australian literary culture. In David Carter and Wang Guanglin (Ed.), Modern Australian criticism and theory (pp. 28-40) Qingdao, China: Ocean University of China Press.
Johnston, Anna and Rolls, Mitchell (2008). Reading Friendly Mission in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction. In Anna Johnston and Mitchell Rolls (Ed.), Reading Robinson: Companion Essays to Friendly Mission (pp. 13-25) Hobart, TAS, Australia: Quintus Publishing.
Johnston, Anna (2007). Planting the Seeds of Christianity: Ecological Reform in Nineteenth-Century Polynesian London Missionary Society Stations. In Helen Tiffin (Ed.), Five Emus to the King of Siam: Environment and Empire (pp. 149-163) Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Rodopi.
Johnston, A. (2007). The bible trade: Commerce and Christianity in the Pacific. In Leigh Dale and Helen M. Gilbert (Ed.), Economies of Representation, 1790-2000: Colonialism and Commerce (pp. 31-39) Hampshire, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
Johnston, Anna (2006). A Blister on the Imperial Antipodes: Lancelot Edward Threlkeld in Polynesia and Australia. In David Lambert and Alan Lester (Ed.), Colonial Lives across the British Empire: Imperial Careering in the Long Nineteenth Century (pp. 58-87) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
Johnston, Anna (2006). Writing the Southern Cross: Religious Travel Writing in Nineteenth-Century Australasia. In Tim Youngs (Ed.), Travel in the 1800s: Filling the Blank Spaces (pp. 201-218) London, United Kingdom: Anthem Press.
Johnston, Anna (2002). Tahiti, “the desire of our eyes”’: Missionary Travel Narratives and Imperial Surveillance. In Helen Gilbert and Anna Johnston (Ed.), In Transit: Travel, Text, Empire (pp. 65-83) New York, NY, United States: Peter Lang.
Johnston, Anna (2001). Antipodean heathens: The London Missionary Society in Polynesia and Australia, 1800-1850. In Lynette Russell (Ed.), Colonial frontiers: Indigenous-European encounters in settler societies (pp. 68-81) Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press.
Johnston, Anna (2016) Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Maori, and the Question of the Body. Journal of British Studies, 55 2: 422-423. doi:10.1017/jbr.2016.18
Johnston, Anna (2016) Reading Walkabout in Osaka: Travel, Mobility, and Place-making. PAN: Philosophy, Activism, Nature, 12 137-142.
Edmonds, Penelope and Johnston, Anna (2016) Empire, humanitarianism and violence in the colonies. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 17 1: . doi:10.1353/cch.2016.0013
Johnston, Anna (2016) ʻThe awful depravity of human nature’: violence and humanitarian narratives in New South Wales and Tahiti, 1796–99. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 17 1: . doi:10.1353/cch.2016.0016
Johnston, Anna (2016) Little England: nineteenth-century Tasmanian travel writing and settler colonialism. Studies in Travel Writing, 20 1: 17-33. doi:10.1080/13645145.2015.1136035
Clarke, Robert and Johnston, Anna (2016) Travelling the sequestered Isle: Tasmania as penitentiary, laboratory and sanctuary. Studies in Travel Writing, 20 1: 1-16. doi:10.1080/13645145.2015.1136091
Clark, Robert, Dutton, Jacqueline and Johnston, Anna (2014) Shadow zones: dark travel and postcolonial cultures. Postcolonial Studies, 17 3: 221-235. doi:10.1080/13688790.2014.993426
Johnston, Anna (2013) "Greater Britain": Late Imperial Travel Writing and the Settler Colonies. Oceania and the Victorian Imagination: Where All Things Are Possible, 31-43.
Johnston, Anna (2009) George Augustus Robinson, the ‘Great Conciliator’: colonial celebrity and its postcolonial aftermath. Postcolonial Studies , 12 2: 153-172. doi:10.1080/13688790902887155
Johnston, A (2005) British missionary publishing, missionary celebrity, and empire. Nineteenth Century Prose, 32 2: 20-+.
Johnston, Anna (2004) The ‘little empire of Wybalenna’: becoming colonial in Australia. Journal of Australian Studies, 28 81: 17-31. doi:10.1080/14443050409387935
Johnston, Anna (2003) Missionary Men: Forming Identities in Imperial Evangelical Britain. Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies, 9 89-105.
Johnston, A (2002) Writing the nation: Self and country in post-colonial imagination. Canadian Literature, 173: 142-143.
Johnston, Anna (2001) The book eaters: textuality, modernity, and the London Missionary Society. Semeia, 88 13-40.
Johnston, Anna (2000) On the importance of bonnets: the London Missionary Society and the politics of dress in nineteenth-century Polynesia. New Literatures Review, 36 114-127.
Johnston, Anna (1999) Unbecoming Post-Colonial Narratives: Eric Michaels’ 'Unbecoming: An AIDS Diary'. Southern Review, 32 1: 60-71.
Johnston, Anna (1997) 'God being, not in the bush’: The Nundah Mission (Qld) and Colonialism. Queensland Review, 4 1: 71-80. doi:10.1017/S1321816600001331
Johnston, Anna (1996) Australian Autobiography and the Politics of Making Post-Colonial Space. Westerly, 41 2: 73-80.
Johnston, Anna (1999). Adam's ribs: Gender, colonialism, and the missionaries, 1800-1860 PhD Thesis, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland.
Johnston, Anna (1996). The "Memoirs of many in one" : Post-colonial autobiography in settler cultures M.A. Thesis, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland.