Short story: Frequently Asked Questions by Casper Kelly, listened to on the Selected Shorts podcast, from December 2016. Recommended.
Poem: As Boredom is a Breakfast Food by E. E. Cummings, listened from the Poem of the Day podcast. Recommended.
Essay: Burgess and Populism/Class by Simon Riggie, listened to on the BBC’s The Essay podcast, from March 2017. Highly Recommended.