25 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts

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The best Historical Fiction podcasts from thousands of podcasts on the web and ranked by relevancy, authority, social media followers & freshness.

Historical Fiction Podcasts

Here are 25 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Lore

Lore The award-winning podcast (also a TV show & book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
Podcast lorepodcast.com
Host Aaron Mahnke
Facebook Followers 78.2KTwitter Followers 67KInstagram Followers 86.4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min 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. History N' Games

History N' Games A podcast where host Meghan Sullivan plays historical fiction games and talks about the REAL history behind the game.
Podcast buzzsprout.com
Twitter Followers 15.9K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact

3. New Books in Historical Fiction

New Books in Historical Fiction Interview with Writers of Historical Fiction about their New Books and previous book summaries.
Podcast newbooksnetwork.com
Facebook Followers 7.3KTwitter Followers 17.1K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 33 min Since Mar 2012 Get Email Contact

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 excited 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!
Podcast feeds.buzzsprout.com
Twitter Followers 3.7KInstagram Followers 3.6K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact

5. Aspects of History

Aspects of History Aspects of History is a magazine and website dedicated to the history and historical fiction. In each episode, our editor, Oliver Webb-Carter, will interview historians and novelists about great moments of history.
Podcast cms.megaphone.fm
Facebook Followers 266Twitter Followers 6.2KInstagram Followers 949 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact

6. Christian Historical Fiction Talk

Christian Historical Fiction Talk Reviews, author interviews, and discussion about the best in Christian historical fiction.
Podcast liztolsma.com
Twitter Followers 2.6KInstagram Followers 2K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact

7. The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast A show about queer women in history and historic literature, plus coverage of the field of sapphic historical fiction.
Podcast lesbianhistoricmotif.podbean.com
Facebook Followers 184Twitter Followers 465 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 26 min Since Sep 2020 Get Email Contact

8. AfroReads Podcast

AfroReads Podcast Celebrating African literature by discussing Historical fictional books written about Africa by African authors.
Podcast podcasters.spotify.com
Twitter Followers 62 Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact

9. Imagining The Past

Imagining The Past The Imagining the Past podcast series features authors appearing at the Historical Novel Society Australasia biennial conferences or who have been recognized 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.
Podcast audioboom.com
Facebook Followers 1.1KTwitter Followers 1.1KInstagram Followers 985 Frequency 14 episodes / year Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact

10. History Through Fiction

History Through Fiction History Through Fiction founder and editor Colin Mustful talks with historical novelists about their craft of weaving history and fiction to create engaging, historically detailed stories.
Podcast historythroughfiction.com
Facebook Followers 522Twitter Followers 1.7KInstagram Followers 1.5K Frequency 10 episodes / quarter Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact

11. English History Fact and Fiction

English History Fact and Fiction 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.
Podcast englishhistoryfactandfiction.com
Facebook Followers 285 Frequency 4 episodes / month Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact

12. Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction Explore the pull of the past with authors of historical fiction. 
Podcast alisontreat.com
Facebook Followers 764Twitter Followers 408Instagram Followers 1.4K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact

13. Historical Bookworm

Historical Bookworm The Historical Bookworm Podcast is for lovers of history and fans of Inspirational Historical Fiction. It's a unique interview show with a historical spin!
Podcast historicalbookworm.com
Facebook Followers 480Twitter Followers 15Instagram Followers 530 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 24 min Since Feb 2021 Get Email Contact

14. 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 traditional 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.
Podcast timetravelersdigest.com
Facebook Followers 54Twitter Followers 41Instagram Followers 110 Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact

15. Ruth is Stranger Than Fiction

Ruth is Stranger Than Fiction Historical tales of mystery and horror from the East of England, accompanied by copious amounts of booze and silly chat.
Podcast ruthisstranger.co.uk
Frequency 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact

16. Lyfe Plot Podcast

Lyfe Plot Podcast 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 all through historical fiction.
Podcast iamjacquidiggs.com
Facebook Followers 33Instagram Followers 76 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact

17. Voluminous

Voluminous 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.
Podcast hplhs.org
Facebook Followers 51.8KTwitter Followers 2.5KInstagram Followers 4.9K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 94 min Get Email Contact

18. Unmei: The Following Path

Unmei: The Following Path Audio Manga When the daimyo falls ill the young heir discovers the true burden of the throne when he's forced to decide between his duty and his friendships. This audio manga is a historical fiction set in the Sengoku Jidai era of Japan. Keywords historical fiction.
Podcast podcasters.spotify.com
Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact


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.
Podcast feeds.buzzsprout.com
Frequency 3 episodes / year Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact

20. It's Just Historical

It's Just Historical A podcast dedicated to the joys of reading and writing historical fiction.
Podcast buzzsprout.com
Facebook Followers 1.5KInstagram Followers 1.4K Since Jul 2020 Get Email Contact

21. 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 years by a person or persons unknown.
Podcast sherlockholmesisreal.libsyn.com
Facebook Followers 127 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 48 min Since Oct 2017 Get Email Contact

22. UnderStudies

UnderStudies Bringing historical figures and fictional characters from the sidelines to the spotlight.
Podcast understudiescast.wordpress.com
Twitter Followers 273 Get Email Contact

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Historical Fiction Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Historical Fiction. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Aaron MahnkeHostlorepodcast.com/episodes11@amahnke63.9K
Oliver Webb-Carterrss.com/podcasts/aspectsofhistory42
Marshall Poenewbooksnetwork.com/category/arts-letters/historical-fiction24
Time Traveler's Digesttimetravelersdigest.com20
Heather Rose Joneslesbianhistoricmotif.podbean.com14
Alison Treatalisontreat.com/blog13
Aaron Mahnke and Grim & Mildlorepodcast.com/episodes11
KyLee Woodley and Darcyhistoricalbookworm.com10
Jane Healeyfeeds.buzzsprout.com/17127798
Imagining The Pastaudioboom.com/channels/49106365
Meghan Sullivanbuzzsprout.com/2682764
Ruth is Stranger Than Fictionruthisstranger.co.uk/episodes3
Vanessa Rileyhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Linda Ulleseithistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Eric Z. Weintraubhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Liz Tolsmaliztolsma.com/podcast1
Elizabeth R. Andersonhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Baker Street Digressionssherlockholmesisreal.libsyn.com1
Colin Mustfulhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Angie Elita Newellhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Candace Simarhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
Brock Meierhistorythroughfiction.com/podcast1
D.j. Swalespodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/djswales10
Literary Aviatrixfeeds.buzzsprout.com/15684434
Arthur Riversfully-booked.ca/series/books-podcast3
Always Yapodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/always-ya2
Christine Gallagherwideopenairexchange.com2
Christopher Aggettspreaker.com/podcast/the-writing-community-chat-show--54454932
Crystal Smith Paulmomadvice-book-gang.simplecast.com2
David Stewardpodcasts.apple.com/gr/podcast/ubc-news-world/id15127077502
Gavin Reesepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/writersbeatpodcast2
Gospel Rantomny.fm/shows/gospel-rant2
Justin Gary And Steven Pressfieldjustingarydesign.substack.com/s/think-like-a-game-designer-podcast2
Marisa Hicking & Mary Richardsonpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-book-jam2
Mary Crum Scholtensmichigantoday.umich.edu/category/topics/podcast2
Mary Kay Andrewsfriends-fiction.sounder.fm2
Maureen Taylormaureentaylor.com/category/the-photo-detective2
Maya Grimleypodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/maya-reviews2
Michael Delawarepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talesofsouthwestmipast2
Novel Pairingsnovelpairings.libsyn.com2
Renee Carterpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/renee-carter12
Unstoppable Authorspodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/unstoppableauthors2
Valentina Kraljikfictionhorizon.com2
Wondery / Patrick Wymanwondery.com/shows/tides-of-history/season/5/?epPage=12
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