Short story: Call and Answer, Plant and Harvest by Cat Rambo, listened to on the Beneath Ceaseless Skies podcast, from March 2016. Highly Recommended.
Poem: The Setting Sun by John Clare, listened to through Librivox.
Essay: In Praise of the Prophets of Doom by Howard Jacobson, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from October 2016. Recommended.