Tom Correia was born in Salvador, Bahia. Writer-photographer with a background in journalism, he has several publications and a hybrid trajectory that involves projects in street photography and literature.
In addition to being the creator and editor of Laroyê Magazine, he was curator of the 1st Ori Literary Festival, the National Literary Festival [in the Salvador neighborhood of Cajazeiras] and two editions of the International Literary Festival of Cachoeira · Flica [2017-2018].
He is the author of the photo book UnBlack Lisbon , a series that deals with the invisibility of blacks in Portuguese photography, and of the volumes of stories Slopes, alleys & tatters , Under a deep gray sky  and Memorial of the mediocre [Braskem Award, 2002]. He has already participated in residences at the Instituto Sacatar [Itaparica] and at the Hangar Centro de Investigação Artística [Lisbon].
He also has an unpublished book, Club of the nihilists, composed of short narratives that dialogue with images of iconic photographers, such as Gordon Parks, Miguel Rio Branco, Vivian Maier and Voltaire Fraga.