Made up of ICB Advisory Council members, this Committee meets approximately once a year via conference call. Its purpose is to formulate criteria for inclusion of Iowa writers currently living and writing in the state for possible inclusion in the Iowa Author List; and to advise on other projects related to promoting Iowa's literary heritage. Terms are for 3 years. Advisory Council members may be renewed.
- Ed Goedeken. Committee Chair. Collections Coordinator, Parks Library, Iowa State University
- Sarah Prineas. Author
- Tim Walch. Retired Director, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
- Helen Dagley. Coordinator, Iowa Center for the Book