Short story: Space Opera by Donal Jacob Uitvlugt, listened to on the 600 Second Saga podcast, from June 2017. Recommended.
Poem: Late Melt by Melissa Broder, listened to on the Poetry Now podcast, from June 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: What Makes Us Human by Melvyn Bragg et al, listened to on the BBC’s A History of Ideas podcast, from January 2015. Recommended.