Bienvenido N. Santos 1911–
Filipino short story writer and novelist who lives in America and writes in English. See also Bienvenido N. Santos Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
As the leading fictional spokesman for his fellow expatriates, Santos sensitively captures the pain of their homelessness. Scent of Apples includes stories selected from a 25-year span of writing, and its American publication has provided wider access to his work.