The BNSCWC awards an annual fellowship to a deserving member of the faculty or a non-teaching staff of De La Salle University who is completing a work in any of the following genres: poetry, fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and criticism.
Fellows are nominated and selected by the Center’s Director and Associates.
Past fellows include Marjorie Evasco, Connie Jan Maraan, Buenaventura S. Torres, David Jonathan Bayot, Vicente Garcia Groyon, Jhoanna Lynn Cruz, Ronald Baytan, Dinah Roma, Genevieve Asenjo, Manolito Sulit, John Iremil Teodoro, Ernesto Carandang II, Genaro Gojo-Cruz, among others. Teresa Wright was awarded Writing Fellow for Cultural Studies in AY2011-2012.
In cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the University of St.
La Salle-Bacolod (USLS), BNSCWC has organized two national workshops: KRITIKA National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism and the IYAS Creative Writing Workshop.
KRITIKA focuses on critical writing in the following arts: literature, visual arts, architecture, film, music, performing arts, and multi-art. KRITIKA 2012, held on April 22-28 at USLS-Bacolod, awarded eleven fellowships.
“A Lovely and Saintly Life: Remembering Bienvenido N.
Santos on His Centenary” took place on his 100th birthday. Santos Centenary Conference,” held on March 20, 2012, culminated the year-long celebration.
Winners are honored in a ceremony where they read their original works.
This project is in cooperation with the Mangyan Center of Mindoro.