Liwayway Arceo

Shin-Seiki (Bagong Araw-New Era)1944

Filipinas Heritage Library

Filipinas Heritage Library
Makati, Philippines

Liwayway Arceo (1924) wrote fiction, essays, journalistic pieces, radio and TV drama, and biographies (of saints) in Tagalog. In 1943, her short story "Uhaw ang Tigang na Lupa", which is about lost love, was named Pangalawang Pinakamabuting Akdang Pilipino. She has produced more than a thousand short stories and 50 novels. In 1944, she starred with Carmen Rosales and Norma Blancaflor in the Japanese propaganda movie, Tatlong Maria.


  • Title: Liwayway Arceo
  • Creator: Shin-Seiki (Bagong Araw-New Era)
  • Date Created: 1944
  • Location Created: Manila, Philippines
  • Type: Photograph (Magazine Reproduction)
  • Medium: Photography; magazine
  • Art Genre: Portrait
  • Art Form: Photography
  • Depicted Person: Liwayway Arceo
  • Depicted Topic: Filipina women writers

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