Short story: Walls of Nigeria by Jeremy Szal, listened to on the 600 Second Saga podcast, from August 2017. Recommended.
Poem: To the Whore Who Stole My Poems by Charles Bukowski, from Bukowski: Essential Poetry.
Essay: Can Art Amend History? by Titus Kaphar, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from August 2017. Highly Recommended.