The National Committee on Literary Arts (NCLA), under the Subcommission on the Arts (SCA), is one of the 19 national committees of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the cultural arm of the government. It is composed of individual and institutional members from the literary arts. It is mandated to promote the appreciation of Philippine literature and to develop a sense of nationhood among Filipino writers.
Empowerment of writers and readers in all Philippine languages through the formation of a national literature and a national community of writers and readers.
Develop an enriched and broadly-based national literature out of the country’s constituent literary traditions.
|Dr. Julieta C. Mallari||Head||Defenders of the Indigenous Languages of the Archipelago (Central Luzon)|
|Mr. John B. Bengan||Vice Head||Davao Writers’ Guild (Eastern and Southern Mindanao)|
|Dr. Joyce L. Arriola||Secretary||University of Santo Tomas Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (NCR)|
|Ms. Yvonne M. Esperas||Asst. Secretary||Katig Writers Network (Eastern Visayas)|
|Mr. Niles Jordan B. Breis||ExeCon Member||Kabulig Bikol (Southern Luzon)|
|Dr. Maria Luna Sicat-Cleto||ExeCon Member||Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing (NCR)|
|Dr. May Anne T. Jaro||ExeCon Member||University of San Agustin Fray Luis de Leon Creative Writing Institute (Western Visayas)|
|Dr. Priscilla S. Macansantos||ExeCon Member||UP Baguio (Cordillera)|
|Mr. Merdeka C. Morales||ExeCon Member||Samahan ng mga Dalubguro sa Filipino – Polytechnic University of the Philippines (NCR)|
|Ms. Haidee Emmie K. Palapar||ExeCon Member||Women in Literary Arts Cebu (Central Visayas)|
|Mr. Neyo E. Valdez||ExeCon Member||GUMIL Filipinas (Northern Luzon)|