ELSA MARTINEZ-COSCOLLUELA. Poet, fictionist and playwright Elsa Martinez-Coscolluela obtained her doctorate in Language and Literature at De La Salle University. She has won Palanca awards in poetry, short story, drama, teleplay and filmscript; a CCP award for the three-act play; as well as several other awards. In 1990, she received the Outstanding Artist in Literature Award from the Negros Occidental Centennial Commission. Coscolluela is the Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Saint La Salle in Bacolod City.