Short story: The Death of Paul Bunyan by Charles Payseur, from Lightspeed magazine, December 2016.
Poem: Except for Being It was Relatively Painless by Mary Jo Bang, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2017. Recommended.
Essay: Tally Stick, listened to on the BBC’s 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, from May 2017. Highly Recommended.