Short story: Zombies by Chuck Palahniuk, listened to on the Selected Shorts podcast, from September 2016. Highly Recommended.
Poem: And there was a Great Call by Thomas Hardy, listened to on the Voice Before the Void podcast. Recommended.
Essay: What Rivers Can Tell Us About Earth’s History by Liz Hajek, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from July 2017. Recommended.