Arsenio Santos – b. Malabon, Rizal 26 December in 1907. Fictionist. He studied at the Malabon Standard High School. He was a member of the Ilaw at Panitik and Pamosong Tagalog. Among his novels are Bayan at Pag-ibig (Country and Love), published in Aliwan, 1947, and Oh… Lalaki (Oh… Man), said to be his masterpiece. In 1937, he won second prize in the Taliba literary contest.