Jack Callil is an editor and writer living in Melbourne. He is currently Assistant Editor at Australian Book Review. He is also the Producer of The Meanjin Podcast and Narratives, two podcasts by Meanjin.

In 2017, 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, reviews and creative work.

Previously he has worked on the Voiceworks Editorial Committee as a nonfiction and fiction editor, and was an 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.

He has also worked as an editorial intern at VICE, in both the editorial and video production department. 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.


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