Short story: The Coaldrid Conundrum by Rich Larson, from The Book of Swords, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Temple on my Knees by Lisa Russ Spaar, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.
Essay: Number 51, listened to on the BBC’s 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, from October 2017. Recommended.