Short story: Too Near Rea; by Jonathan Saffron-Ford, from USA Noir (2013) edited by Johnny Temple. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Talon by Dabney Stuart, listened to on the Poem f the Day podcast, from October 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Surgeon Gabriel Weston on Medical Technology, listened to on the BBC’s A History of Ideas podcast, from January 2015. Recommended.