Short story: Bent Twig by Joe R. Lansdale, from Rogues, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Land’s End by Weldon Kees, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from June 2018. Recommended.
Essay: A New Anti-Semitism by Will Self, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from June 2018. Recommended.