Short story: Koboyashi’s Collection by Andy Conduit, listened to on The Other Stories podcast, from July 2018. Recommended.
Poem: Education by Peter Doyle, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from June 2018. Recommended.
Essay: The Mechanical Galleon, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects podcast, from September 2010. Highly Recommended.