Short story: Two Ruminations on a Homeless Brother by David Means, from the New Yorker, May 2017. Highly Recommended.
Poem: How to Breathe on Venus by Symanatha Reagor, from Strange Horizons, May 2017.
Essay: Seated Buddha from Gandhara, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from May 2010. Highly Recommended.