20 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts

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Historical Fiction Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Lore

Lore New England, North Dakota, US
The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, a...nd unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.more
78.2K 67K 86.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 27 min
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2. New Books in Historical Fiction

New Books in Historical Fiction US
Interview with Writers of Historical Fiction about their New Books and previous book summaries.
7.3K 16.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 min Mar 2012
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3. History N' Games

History N' Games California, US
A podcast where host Meghan Sullivan plays historical fiction games and talks about the REAL history behind the game.
15.9K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 29 min
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4. Historical Happy Hour

Historical Happy Hour Jane Healey hosts authors of upcoming historical fiction. One of my favorite things as a writer is to talk to other writers. That's why I am so ex...cited to launch this new webinar series H3 - Historical Happy Hour. Each month, I will interview a historical fiction author with a brand new book coming out. We'll talk all about their latest novel but also discuss their writing process and research, and their life beyond being an author. Please join us!more
3.7K 3.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 44 min
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5. Aspects of History

Aspects of History London, England, UK
Aspects of History is a magazine and website dedicated to the history and historical fiction. In each episode, our editor, Oliver Webb-Carter, will in...terview historians and novelists about great moments of history.more
266 6.2K 921 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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6. Christian Historical Fiction Talk

Christian Historical Fiction Talk Wisconsin, US
Reviews, author interviews, and discussion about the best in Christian historical fiction.
2.6K 1.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 32 min
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7. The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast California, US
A show about queer women in history and historic literature, plus coverage of the field of sapphic historical fiction.
184 465 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Sep 2020
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8. History Through Fiction

History Through Fiction Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
History Through Fiction founder and editor Colin Mustful talks with historical novelists about their craft of weaving history and fiction to create en...gaging, historically detailed stories.more
522 1.7K 1.4K 10 episodes / quarter Avg Length 31 min
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9. Imagining The Past

Imagining The Past Sydney, Australia
The Imagining the Past podcast series features authors appearing at the Historical Novel Society Australasia biennial conferences or who have been rec...ognized in our $100,000 ARA Historical Novel Prize. Our hosts, Kelly Gardiner, and Greg Johnston discuss researching, writing, and publishing historical fiction with acclaimed writers of the genre in its many forms from crime to fantasy to literary fiction, set in eras stretching from ancient time.more
1.1K 1.1K 947 14 episodes / year Avg Length 53 min
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10. Historical Fiction | Unpacked

Historical Fiction | Unpacked Pennsylvania, US
Explore the pull of the past with authors of historical fiction. 
764 408 1.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 34 min
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11. English History Fact and Fiction » Podcast

English History Fact and Fiction » Podcast This podcast is a linear telling of English History through the lives of each of their Monarchs. For lovers of historical fiction, it will fill in the... gaps left by authors as well as explore the historical accuracy of those novels.more
285 4 episodes / month Avg Length 61 min
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12. Time Traveler's Digest

Time Traveler's Digest Time Traveler Digest is a speculative fiction podcast and novel that explores time travel through an Afrocentric lens. Experience how stories break tr...aditional storytelling boundaries as we journey through different time periods, from ancient civilizations to the future. Within this collection lies a fresh chapter in an illustrious literary legacy, beckoning readers to embark on a mesmerizing odyssey through time and space that pays homage to bygone eras while envisioning a future shaped by the indomitable human spirit.more
54 41 105 1 episode / day Avg Length 11 min
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13. Sherlock Holmes Is Real

Sherlock Holmes Is Real A fictional docudrama about a supposed conspiracy to turn Sherlock Holmes from a historical figure to a fictional character over the last hundred year...s by a person or persons unknown.more
127 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 48 min Oct 2017
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14. Ruth is Stranger Than Fiction

Ruth is Stranger Than Fiction UK
Historical tales of mystery and horror from the East of England, accompanied by copious amounts of booze and silly chat.
6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 43 min
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15. Lyfe Plot Podcast by Jacqui Diggs

Lyfe Plot Podcast by Jacqui Diggs US
A podcast using fictional history to tell the tale of black cultures past and present and to spark the imagination to design a limitless future for al...l through historical fiction.more
33 68 1 episode / month Avg Length 13 min
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16. Voluminous | The Letters of H.P. Lovecraft

Voluminous | The Letters of H.P. Lovecraft In addition to his famous classics of horror and science fiction, H.P. Lovecraft wrote tens of thousands of fascinating letters. In each episode, Sean... Branney and Andrew Leman of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society read one of those letters and then discuss it.more
51.8K 2.5K 4.9K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 94 min
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17. AfroReads Podcast

AfroReads Podcast UK
Celebrating African literature by discussing Historical fictional books written about Africa by African authors.
62 1 episode / year Avg Length 68 min
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SNAFU It's March 1944 and the world is still at war. The United States is in a vicious battle to win air superiority in the skies over Europe. How are they ...both supposed to look their men in the eye and motivate them to keep fighting when they and their crew know that their job is not only suicidal but their impact on the war is and will be at best, questionable? Starting in July 2021, SNAFU, a historical fiction podcast will begin to tell the story of a group of men, as their families never knew them.more
3 episodes / year Avg Length 45 min
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19. It's Just Historical

It's Just Historical A podcast dedicated to the joys of reading and writing historical fiction.
1.5K 1.4K Jul 2020
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20. UnderStudies

UnderStudies Bringing historical figures and fictional characters from the sidelines to the spotlight.
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Historical Fiction Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Historical Fiction. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Oliver Webb-Carter rss.com 42
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com 24
dickshistory englishhistoryfactandfiction.com 21
Time Traveler's Digest timetravelersdigest.com 20
Aaron Mahnke lorepodcast.com 14
Heather Rose Jones lesbianhistoricmotif.podbean.com 14
Alison Treat alisontreat.com 13
Aaron Mahnke and Grim & Mild lorepodcast.com 11
KyLee Woodley and Darcy historicalbookworm.com 10
Jane Healey feeds.buzzsprout.com 8
Imagining The Past audioboom.com 5
JLee podcasters.spotify.com 5
Canto34 Studios feeds.buzzsprout.com 5
Meghan Sullivan buzzsprout.com 4
Ruth is Stranger Than Fiction ruthisstranger.co.uk 3
Season 5 Coming Soon! historythroughfiction.com 1
Vanessa Riley historythroughfiction.com 1
Linda Ulleseit historythroughfiction.com 1
Eric Z. Weintraub historythroughfiction.com 1
Liz Tolsma liztolsma.com 1
Elizabeth R. Anderson historythroughfiction.com 1
Baker Street Digressions sherlockholmesisreal.libsyn.com 1
Colin Mustful historythroughfiction.com 1
Angie Elita Newell historythroughfiction.com 1
Candace Simar historythroughfiction.com 1
Brock Meier historythroughfiction.com 1
D.j. Swales podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/djswales 10
Amanda smartbitchestrashybooks.com/podcast 6
Literary Aviatrix feeds.buzzsprout.com/1568443 4
Joanne hybridauthor.com.au/podcast 3
Always Ya podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/always-ya 2
Better Reading Podcast betterreading.com.au/category/podcast 2
Christine Gallagher wideopenairexchange.com 2
Christopher Aggett spreaker.com/podcast/the-writing-community-chat-show--5445493 2
Crystal Smith Paul momadvice-book-gang.simplecast.com 2
David Steward listennotes.com/podcasts/ubc-news-world-david-steward-m4RCV9vIkco 2
Gavin Reese podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/writersbeatpodcast 2
Justin Gary And Steven Pressfield justingarydesign.substack.com/s/think-like-a-game-designer-podcast 2
Marisa Hicking & Mary Richardson podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-book-jam 2
Mary Crum Scholtens michigantoday.umich.edu/category/topics/podcast 2
Mary Kay Andrews friends-fiction.sounder.fm 2
Maureen Taylor maureentaylor.com/category/the-photo-detective 2
Maya Grimley podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/maya-reviews 2
Michael Delaware podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talesofsouthwestmipast 2
Novel Pairings novelpairings.libsyn.com 2
Renee Carter podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/renee-carter1 2
Storycomic storycomic.com 2
Unstoppable Authors podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/unstoppableauthors 2
Valentina Kraljik fictionhorizon.com 2
Wondery / Patrick Wyman wondery.com/shows/tides-of-history/season/5/?epPage=1 2
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