Short story: When I was a Highwayman by Ellen Kushner, from The Book of Swords, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Job Application by Meryn Cadell, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.
Essay: Titanic Myths, listened to on the Skeptoid podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.