2023 POY Latam contest opens call for submissions

“POY Latam is back for its biennial event. We will receive entries from April 1 to 30, 2023 and the judging will take place from May 25 to 28. The categories and rules are already posted on our website.


We must fight against the simplistic attempts of the developed countries’ press to pigeonhole Latin America into stereotypes of violence and exoticism. We are undoubtedly much more than that. We have to take charge of our own narratives, tell our own stories, and do so without fear, without imposed rules.

That is what POY Latam means: For us to look from the south and towards the south, that we give ourselves permission to tell our own stories. And this is not a marginal or superficial issue. Building up our multiple, hybrid, kaleidoscopic, and diverse identity is an existential need.”

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