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Fiction Podcasts

Here are 70 Best Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy

Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Geek's Guide to the Galaxy is a podcast that airs each week on Wired.com. The show is hosted by science fiction author David Barr Kirtley and produced by Lightspeed Magazine editor John Joseph Adams. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy features conversations about fantasy & science fiction in books, movies, games, and comics, as well as related subjects such as science, history, and critical thinking.
Podcast geeksguideshow.com
Host David Barr Kirtley
Apple Rating 4.5 / 5Facebook Followers 6.4KTwitter Followers 4.9KInstagram Followers 1.8M Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 77 min Since Jan 2010 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. The Magnus Archives

The Magnus Archives A weekly fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organization dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back.
Podcast rustyquill.com
Host Jonathan Sims
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 11.9KTwitter Followers 48K Frequency 5 episodes / month Avg Length 25 min Since Mar 2016 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

3. We're Alive

We're Alive A classic style radio drama, updated for today with a full sound design and a large cast. This audio drama focuses on a group of survivors in a world on the brink of collapse.
Podcast werealive.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 41.4KTwitter Followers 12.1KInstagram Followers 5.4K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 27 min Since May 2009 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

4. Maeltopia

Maeltopia A horror and dark fiction podcast featuring interconnected series and stories set in the ever-expanding literary world of Maeltopia.
Podcast podcasts.apple.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 1.6KTwitter Followers 1.2KInstagram Followers 2.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 28 min Since May 2018 Listen on Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

5. Mercury | A Broadcast of Hope

Mercury | A Broadcast of Hope From ARTC comes an unprecedented audio drama experience. Updating daily, with episodes available for only 24 hours each, Mercury: A Broadcast of Hope tells the story of a small group of survivors living in or around a college radio station broadcasting during the zombie apocalypse. Each day they will bring 5-7 minute messages of hope, survival skills, coping strategies, personal stories, or whatever they feel their listeners need that day to make it through.
Podcast mercuryradio.libsyn.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 1.8KTwitter Followers 552 Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 5 min Since Sep 2017 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

6. Galactic Driftwood

Galactic Driftwood Galactic Driftwood is the favorite podcast of sentient beings from all known universes and beyond! Join us each episode for a raft of discussion on a cosmic ocean of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror topics, interviews with local-area genre-devotees, and insightful prognostication by our soothsayers of science fiction, our forecasters of fantasy and any other beings that happen to get caught in our gravity well.
Podcast podcasts.com
Hosts William Danger Newman, Linda Newman, Charles Turpin, Seth Swanson, Jenna Valadez, Chris Cata
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 114Twitter Followers 23 Frequency 2 episodes / week Avg Length 45 min Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

7. Wolf 359

Wolf 359 Life's not easy for Doug Eiffel, the communications officer for the U.S.S. Hephaestus Research Station, currently on Day 448 of its orbit around red dwarf star Wolf 359. He's stuck on a scientific survey mission of indeterminate length, 7.8 light years from Earth.
Podcast wolf359.fm
Hosts Zach Valenti, Gabriel Urbina
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Twitter Followers 11.8K Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 34 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

8. The Truth

The Truth THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
Podcast thetruthpodcast.com
Host Jonathan Mitchell
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 8.4KTwitter Followers 9.7KInstagram Followers 2.8K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 25 min Since Nov 2011 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

9. The Amelia Project

The Amelia Project The Amelia Project is a secret agency that fakes its clients' deaths, then lets them reappear with a brand new identity! A black comedy full of secrets, twists... and cocoa.
Podcast ameliapodcast.com
Hosts Philip Thorne, Oystein Ulsberg Brager
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Facebook Followers 874Twitter Followers 6.9KInstagram Followers 3.1K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 min Since Nov 2017 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

10. The New Yorker: Fiction

The New Yorker: Fiction A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Podcast newyorker.com
Host Deborah Treisman
Facebook Followers 4.4MTwitter Followers 8.7MInstagram Followers 8.5M Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 65 min Since May 2007 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

11. The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends.
Podcast gzmshows.com
Hosts Benjamin Strouse, Chris Tarry, David Kreizman, Jenny Turner Hall
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Twitter Followers 1.2K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 27 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

12. The New Yorker: The Writer's Voice

The New Yorker: The Writer's Voice New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Podcast newyorker.com
Facebook Followers 4.4MTwitter Followers 8.7MInstagram Followers 8.5M Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 41 min Since Apr 2017 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

13. Makeshift Stories

Makeshift Stories Explore, space-time, alternate realities, the near future, and the unexplained, in a unique genre-crossing blend of original stories for all ages ranging from sci-fi and fantasy to magic realism.
Podcast makeshiftstories.com
Host Alan V Hare
Apple Rating 4.3 / 5Facebook Followers 444Twitter Followers 174 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 26 min Since Sep 2008 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

14. Academy Days

Academy Days Academy Days is a fiction serial podcast for teenage girls. The Christian high school story follows four girls as they navigate school, family, friends, and the choices that each day brings. Carmen, London, Nora, and Lacey differ in personality, but life in a small Christian school brings them together as each one grows closer to God.
Podcast buzzsprout.com
Host Judith DeStefano
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Twitter Followers 153 Frequency 7 episodes / year Avg Length 20 min Since Apr 2020 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

15. The Edge of Sleep

The Edge of Sleep When a night watchman finishes his shift at work, he is terrified to discover that everyone in the world who went to sleep the previous night has died. Now he and a band of survivors must stay awake and uncover the secret of this global epidemic, before they fall asleep. New Episodes Every Tuesday, created by Jake Emanuel & Willie Block.
Podcast qcodemedia.com
Hosts Jake Emanuel, Willie Block
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 2.3KTwitter Followers 3KInstagram Followers 24.8K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 12 min Since Sep 2019 Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

16. From Now

From Now A famed lost spaceship, the USS HOPE, returns to Earth after vanishing thirty-five years prior. The lone survivor (Richard Madden) disembarks mysteriously looking the exact same age as when he left. Following the ensuing media chaos, he finally reunites with his formerly identical twin brother (now an old man) for a one-on-one meeting. But what starts as a joyful reconciliation soon leads to dark revelations that threaten their relationship and the future of humanity.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Host Rhys Wakefield
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 1.7KTwitter Followers 7.7KInstagram Followers 24.8K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 13 min Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

17. True Stories Based On Fiction

True Stories Based On Fiction Podcast by True Stories Based On Fiction.
Podcast soundcloud.com
Facebook Followers 17Twitter Followers 364 Frequency 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 82 min Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

18. Compromised

Compromised Compromised, is a cyberpunk based fictional podcast, taking place in a futuristic Philadelphia. Follow Psyl0, and FritX as their world is turned upside down and they learn to find their way through this future version of America.
Podcast buzzsprout.com
Host Amanda Roundtree
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5Twitter Followers 114Instagram Followers 206 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 9 min Since Jul 2019 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

19. The Cleansed

The Cleansed Equal parts 'Mad Max' and 'The Stand,' this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30 actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.For more shows like this, visit Realm.fm.
Podcast thecleansed.com
Host Fred Greenhalgh
Apple Rating 3.2 / 5 Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 40 min Listen on Apple Spotify Get Email Contact

20. The Because Fiction Podcast

The Because Fiction Podcast Taking the pulse of Christian fiction, Because Fiction explores the latest trends in Christian fiction, discusses genres, specific authors, new releases, and classics as well. If it's Christian fiction (or something readers love), we talk about it.
Podcast becausefiction.libsyn.com
Host Chautona Havig
Facebook Followers 74Twitter Followers 52 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 32 min Since Apr 2020 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

21. Imaginary Advice

Imaginary Advice Imaginary Advice is a collection of audio-fiction experiments. Each month Ross Sutherland presents a brand-new piece of writing, created specifically for the podcast. Some episodes are short-stories, some are monologues, some are essays on storytelling, some are unholy combinations of all three.
Podcast imaginaryadvice.com
Host Ross Sutherland
Facebook Followers 330Twitter Followers 6KInstagram Followers 1.2K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 44 min Since Oct 2014 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

22. The Bright Sessions

The Bright Sessions The Bright Sessions is a science fiction podcast that follows a group of therapy patients. But these are not your typical patients - each has a unique supernatural ability. The show documents their struggles and discoveries as well as the motivations of their mysterious therapist, Dr. Bright.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Facebook Followers 6.4KTwitter Followers 16.3KInstagram Followers 905 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 30 min Since Oct 2015 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

23. End of All Hope

End of All Hope Specializing in audio dramas, 7 Lamb Productions presents 'End of All Hope' podcast, a fictional podcast following three survivors as they trek across the country trying to survive an alien invasion.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Host Robert Lamb
Facebook Followers 1.6KTwitter Followers 1.8KInstagram Followers 5.6K Frequency 5 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

24. Flash Pulp

Flash Pulp Brought to you by http://skinner.fm, Flash Pulp is an experiment in broadcasting fresh pulp stories in the modern age - five to ten minutes of fiction brought to you Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. A recurring cast of characters appear in both one-off and serial tales, - classically styled weird, fantasy, and adventure stories, for your eyes or podcast feed.
Podcast skinner.libsyn.com
Host J.R.D. Skinner
Frequency 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 13 min Since Jan 2011 Get Email Contact

25. TANIS

TANIS Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur...
Podcast tanispodcast.com
Host Nic Silver
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Facebook Followers 15.1KTwitter Followers 14.3KInstagram Followers 4K Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 33 min Since Oct 2015 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

26. Marvel's Wolverine: The Lost Trail

Marvel's Wolverine: The Lost Trail Following the events of Marvel's 'Wolverine: The Long Night,' Logan (Richard Armitage) returns to New Orleans in search of redemption, only to discover that dozens of humans and mutants have gone missing. Thanks for listening on Apple Podcasts!
Podcast podcasts.apple.com
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

27. The Black Tapes

The Black Tapes The Black Tapes is a weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?
Podcast theblacktapespodcast.com
Host Alex Reagan
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 30KTwitter Followers 25.6K Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

28. Science vs Fiction

Science vs Fiction Scott Weinberg is a veteran film critic. Steven DeGennaro is a doctor of astrophysics. Listen in as these two nerds compare and contrast two noteworthy sci-fi films every week. They discuss the artistic quality of the films, whether they get the science right, and whether or not that even matters.
Podcast audioboom.com
Hosts Steven DeGennaro, Scott Weinberg
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5 Since Jun 2019 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

29. Limetown

Limetown Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, 'What happened to the people of Limetown?' Limetown is produced by Two-Up, the producers of 36 Questions, The Wilderness and Shipworm.
Podcast twoupproductions.com
Host Lia Haddock
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 516Twitter Followers 1.5K Listen on Apple Spotify YouTube Get Email Contact

30. King Falls AM

King Falls AM King Falls AM centers on a lonely little mountain town's late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.New shows available the 1st and 15th of every month! Be sure to start from Sammy's first show (May 1st, 2015) to stay up to date with all your King Falls favorites.
Podcast audioboom.com
Hosts Noah, Eric, Kyle, Trent
Apple Rating 4.8 / 5 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

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Fiction Podcasters

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Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle
David Barr Kirtley Host geeksguideshow.com 16
Jonathan Sims Host rustyquill.com/show/the-magnus-archives 20
William Danger Newman Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Linda Newman Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Charles Turpin Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Seth Swanson Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Jenna Valadez Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Chris Cata Host podcasts.com/galactic-driftwood-podcast-5d73de63e 21
Zach Valenti Host wolf359.fm/season1 1
Gabriel Urbina Host wolf359.fm/season1 1
Jonathan Mitchell Host thetruthpodcast.com/story 57 @yourpaljonathan
Philip Thorne Host ameliapodcast.com/listen-now 18 @pipthorne
Oystein Ulsberg Brager Host ameliapodcast.com/listen-now 18 @brageroystein
Deborah Treisman Host newyorker.com/podcast/fiction
Benjamin Strouse Host gzmshows.com/shows/listing/mars-patel/episodes 25
Chris Tarry Host gzmshows.com/shows/listing/mars-patel/episodes 25
David Kreizman Host gzmshows.com/shows/listing/mars-patel/episodes 25
Jenny Turner Hall Host gzmshows.com/shows/listing/mars-patel/episodes 25
Alan V Hare Host makeshiftstories.com 18
Judith DeStefano Host buzzsprout.com/795173 4
Jake Emanuel Host qcodemedia.com/theedgeofsleep 4
Willie Block Host qcodemedia.com/theedgeofsleep 4
Rhys Wakefield Host cms.megaphone.fm/channel/QCD7924418919 3
Amanda Roundtree Host buzzsprout.com/383671
Fred Greenhalgh Host thecleansed.com 1
Chautona Havig Host becausefiction.libsyn.com 62
Ross Sutherland Host imaginaryadvice.com 6
Robert Lamb Host cms.megaphone.fm/channel/BDA6656672327 6
J.R.D. Skinner Host skinner.libsyn.com 2
Nic Silver Host tanispodcast.com
Alex Reagan Host theblacktapespodcast.com @alexreaganradio
Steven DeGennaro Host audioboom.com/channel/svfpodcast
Scott Weinberg Host audioboom.com/channel/svfpodcast
Lia Haddock Co Host twoupproductions.com/limetown/podcast
Noah Host audioboom.com/channel/kingfallsam
Eric Host audioboom.com/channel/kingfallsam
Kyle Host audioboom.com/channel/kingfallsam
Trent Host audioboom.com/channel/kingfallsam
Terry Miles Host rabbits.libsyn.com
Carly Parker Host rabbits.libsyn.com
Jet Luga Host podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fiction-friends
Mariana Varela Host podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fiction-friends
Doc Hicks Host podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/collegedropoutpodcast
Patricia Keiller Host chronosphere.podbean.com 3
Elena Fernández Collins Host radio-drama-revival.pinecast.co @shomarq
Kayla Brosseau Host podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/icarus-pod 26
P. D Usher Host podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillip693 1
Zach Glass Host onceandfuturenerd.com/welcome
Christian Kelley-Madera Host onceandfuturenerd.com/welcome
Josh Olson Host spreaker.com/podcast/bronzeville--4188899
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