Tom Correia was born in Salvador, Bahia. Writer-photographer with a background in journalism, has several publications and hybrid trajectory that involves projects in street photography and literature. In 2019, he curated the I National Literary Festival [in the Cajazeiras neighborhood] and two editions of the International Literary Festival of Cachoeira - Flica [2017-2018].
He is the author of the volume of short stories Memorial of the mediocre [Braskem Prize 2002], Under a deep gray sky  and Slopes, alleys & tatters  and has participated in residences at Sacatar Institute [Itaparica] and Hangar Centro de Investigação Artística [Lisbon]. It also has an unpublished book, Club of the nihilists, which features stories dialogue with images of iconic photographers, such as Gordon Parks, Miguel Rio Branco, Vivian Maier and Voltaire Fraga.
Since 2015, he has been developing a project with fragments captured from his displacements. Besides, UnBlack Lisbon series - The invisibility of black people in Portuguese photography was presented at the 2nd Baiana Photography Colloquium and was part of group exhibitions in Salvador and Lisbon.