Short story: National Geographic on Assignment: The Unicorn Enclosure by Sarah Monette, listened to on the PodCastle podcast, from December 2017. Recommended.
Poem: From “Junk” (“Control” by Janet Jackson is One of the Greatest Songs”) by Tommy Pico, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Socially Mobile? by Michael Merrick, listened to on the BBC’s Four Thought podcast, from November 2017. Highly Recommended.