Short story: Unplaces: An Atlas of Non-Existence by Izzy Wasserstein, from Clarkesworld magazine, March 2018. Recommended.
Poem: No Soldier Story by Ish Klein, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2018. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Academic Research is Publicly Funded — Why isn’t it Publicly Available? by Erica Stone, listened to on the TED Talks podcast, from March 2018. Recommended.