Iowa authors in the Public Library of Des Moines collection are authors who were born in Iowa or who have lived here at least twenty years.
Acton, Richard, Lord
Kahmann, Mabel (Chesley)
Lafferty, Raphael Aloysius
Sabin, Edwin L.
Walker, Margaret Coulson
(John) Allen Carpenter
Anne Leo Ellis
Henry Gregor Felsen
Lori J. Ferris
Dorothy Brenner Francis
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Sharelle Byars Moranville
Ellen Simmons Myer
Andrews, Clarence M. A Literary History of Iowa. University of Iowa Press, 1972.
Brigham, Johnson. A Book of Iowa Authors. Iowa State Teachers Assn., 1930.
Buckingham, Betty Jo. Iowa and Some Iowans. Iowa Department of Public Instruction,
Raine, Kristy, Linda L. Scarth and Marilyn Murphy. Iowa: A Literary Landscape. Cedar Rapids, IA: Busse Library, Mount Mercy College, 2006. URL: http://projects.mtmercy.edu/iowafiction/
Iowa Center for the Book Iowa Authors Page. URL: http://www.iowacenterforthebook.org/authors
Iowa University Library. Authors of Manuscripts Included in the Iowa Authors Collection, and Supplement, 1960.
Marple, Alice. Iowa Authors and Their Works. Historical Dept. of Iowa, 1918.
Paluka, Frank. Iowa Authors. Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries, 1967.