Short story: Salt Lines by Ian Muneshwar, from Strange Horizons, May 2018. Recommended.
Poem: Sweet or Sour by John Lennox, listened to on the PoetryNow podcast, from May 2018. Highly Recommended.
Essay: The Brightening of History by Amit Chaudhuri, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from May 2018. Recommended.