Jack Callil is an editor and writer living in Melbourne, where he is currently studying a Masters of Writing and Publishing at RMIT University.

Recently, his creative nonfiction piece 'When Everything Goes Shit For A Bit' was winner of the Lord Mayor's Creative Writing Award in 2017. His other writing spans journalism and creative work, which can be viewed here.

As an editor in 2018, he is currently working as assistant editor at Australian Book Review. From 2017 to 2018 he was an editorial assistant at Meanjin, where he commissioned and edited content for both online and print. He also assisted with Meanjin's web design, marketing, and as an editorial assistant for the publication's new podcast.

Earlier this year, he worked with the Voiceworks Editorial Committee as a nonfiction and fiction editor, and is an upcoming Express Media judge for the 2018 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize.

In 2017, he was the project and editorial manager of Visible Ink, a literary anthology of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, art and flash-fiction. This role ran throughout the year, and oversaw the publishing process of the anthology from first concept to final print.

He has also worked as an editorial intern at VICE, where he produced a body of work over three months. This then extended into assisting the video production department, where he was part of the production team for the documentary 'Over-Represented: A VICE Special on Indigenous Incarceration'. The entirety of his editorial work for VICE can be found here.

Around these roles, Jack also works as a transcriptionist of Victoria Police interviews and witness/victim statements. 



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