Short story: Fronting by C. J. Cherryh from The Book of Swords, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Recommended.
Poem: God is President, She is the Rose of the World by Ana Božičević, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from January 2018. Recommended.
Essay: Dynamo, listened to on the BBC’s 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, from July 2017. Recommended.