Short story: Peace by Iain M. Banks, from The State of the Art. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Original (Sin) by Alison C. Rollins, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from February 2018. Highly Recommended.
Essay: What it’s Like to be a Robot by Leila Takayama, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from January 2018. Recommended.