Short story: Hope for Enthos by Addison Smith, listened to on the Far Fetched Fables podcast, from January 2017. Recommended.
Poem: Our Side of the Creek by Yusef Komunyahaa, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from January 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Let’s Clean Up the Space Junk Orbitingg Earth by Natalie Panek, listened to on the TED Talks podcast, from December 2016.