Short story: We Will Be All Right by Carolyn Ives Gilman, from Lightspeed magazine, May 2018. Recommended.
Poem: Mom Betty Addresses the Nature of Proportion by Eileen K. Tabios, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from May 2018. Recommended.
Essay: Tugrha of Suleiman the Magnificent, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from September 2010. Highly Recommended.