25 Best Crime Writer Podcasts
Crime Writer Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Crime Writer Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The Crime Cafe
Columbia, Maryland, US
The Crime Cafe is your source for great mystery, suspense, noir, and thriller reading. New York Times bestselling author Debbi Mack interviews top crime writers every other week. The podcast covers Interviews and entertainment for crime fiction, suspense and thriller fans.
Also in Crime Fiction Podcasts, Thriller Book Podcasts
Play⋅ 318⋅ 6.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Jun 2015 Get Email Contact
2. Australian True Crime Podcast
Go beyond the news cycle to find out how people become killers, how people become victims, and what happens next. Meshel Laurie is a radio and television broadcaster and author. Emily Webb is a journalist and crime writer. They share a passion for the stories of crime investigators and families of victims. This podcast features interviews with both.
Also in Australia Podcasts
Play⋅ 44.4K⋅ 1.8K⋅ 4.9K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
Morbidology is a weekly true-crime podcast created and hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of 'Unsolved Child Murders,' 'Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder,' 'Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained,' and co-author of 'Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered.' Using investigative research combined with primary audio including 911 calls, interviews, and trial testimony, Morbidology takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most heinous murders.
Also in UK Crime Podcasts
Play⋅ 123.9K⋅ 5.7K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
4. Monsters Who Murder | Serial Killer Confessions
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
The podcast divides listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side - the human side. Amanda Howard is a best-selling true-crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers; she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years' worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases.
Also in Serial Killer Podcasts, Australian Crime Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
5. Write On with Vanda Symon
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Award winning crime writer Vanda Symon hosts this show on behalf of the Otago-Southland branch of the NZ Society of Authors. Every month she interviews a local or international writer about their current projects and the process of writing.
Play⋅ 449⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
6. Deadtime Stories
Los Angeles, California, US
The original Deadtime Stories bringing murderous tales to life in the fashion of a modern-day radio drama since June 2018. Created by writer, researcher, and true crime junkie Schuyler Fastenau.
Play⋅ 121 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
7. Kentucky Fried Homicide
Thriller and suspense writers Kris Calvert and Heather Sunseri delve into true crime across the globe, giving it a Southern twist. Because in the south they can fry up anything. Even murder.
Play⋅ 574⋅ 67 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 65 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Writer's Detective Bureau
The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime-fiction authors and screenwriters writing crime-related stories.
Play⋅ 1.9K⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
9. Crime Writers On...True Crime Review
New Hampshire, US
True crime authors and real-life couple Rebecca Lavoie and Kevin Flynn hold a pop-culture round table with noir novelist Toby Ball and journalist-turned-investigator Lara Bricker. The panel chats about other podcasts (including 'Serial') as well as journalism, storytelling, TV shows and films, and the special segment, 'Crime of the Week.'
Play⋅ 6.8K⋅ 15.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Dec 2014 Get Email Contact
10. The Blood Brothers Podcast
Three crime writers talk all things crime, writing, inspirations and process, with special guest authors from around the world.
Play⋅ 2.2K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
11. These Are Their Stories | The Law & Order Podcast
New Hampshire, US
True crime writers and pop culture podcasters Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie invite special guests to talk about ripped-from-the-headlines episodes of Law & Order, SVU, and Criminal Intent.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 3.6K⋅ 765 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Aug 2016 Get Email Contact
12. CWOC Podcast | Crime Writers of Color
A group of over 170 of today's and tomorrow's crime writers of color. Follow to stay up-to-date on our new releases, recognitions & other good news.
1.2K⋅ 4.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
13. AIME AUSTIN Crime Fiction Author
Los Angeles, California, US
Enjoy a conversation with USA Today Bestselling Author Sylvie Fox who also writes as Aime Austin. In these conversations, we tackle ripped from the headline issues that I write about in the Casey Cort series. I talk about child abuse, foster care, political corruption, rich families, David & Goliath struggles, international adoption, international child abduction, and sex trafficking among other issues. She is a Crime Fiction Author, The Casey Cort Series.
183⋅ 30 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
14. True Murder
Every week host Dan Zupansky will interview the true crime authors that have written about the most shocking killers of all time.
Also in Crime Podcasts, True Crime Podcasts
Play⋅ 7.2K⋅ 237 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
15. True Crime Podcast
London, England, UK
Award-winning Daily Mail crime writer Stephen Wright revisits some of the most notorious cases he has covered in Britain and abroad, with the help of detectives, lawyers, and experts who worked on them. From serial murderers to child killers, ruthless gangsters to corrupt police, psychopaths to pedophiles, celebrity criminals to audacious conmen, he untangles the mysteries and the secrets behind his major cases in this true-crime podcast series.
Play⋅ 13.6K ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast
The Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast is hosted by crime writer, A.M. Peacock (Adam), alongside a guest co-host, and features interviews and discussions with other crime writers and crime fiction industry experts.
Play⋅ 588⋅ 3.7K ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
17. Two Crime Writers And A Microphone
Liverpool, England, UK
Two crime writers, Steve Cavanagh and Luca Veste discuss publishing news, hear reviews from bloggers, and speak to the biggest names in the book world.
Play⋅ 589⋅ 3.2K ⋅ Nov 2016 Get Email Contact
18. Writers On The Beat | Crime Writers and Crime Fighters
Gavin Reese interviews authors and experts to help all writers compose more authentic cops, crimes, and criminals in their stories. During his law enforcement career, Gavin comforted the dying, talked dozens out of suicide, and saved domestic abuse victims from their assailants. He's taken child rapists, murderers, and human traffickers into police custody, and enjoyed the distinct honor of protecting visiting foreign royalty and national American political figures from both sides of the aisle.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 247 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ May 2019 Get Email Contact
19. Crime Fiction Friday with Emily Webb
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
If you're always looking for your next thriller or whodunnit, join Emily Webb (writer and co-host of Australian True Crime Podcast) for Crime Fiction Friday, where she'll be talking to some of the most successful authors in the genre about how they create their characters, their stories, and their crime scenes. Of course, you'll meet new writers on the scene too.
Also in Australian Book and Writing Podcasts
Play⋅ 95 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
20. Wrong Place, Write Crime
Redmond, Oregon, US
Wrong Place, Write Crime is a podcast about crime fiction authors, mysteries, art and life featuring Frank Zafiro as host. Feature episodes occur monthly and include in-depth guest interviews with authors of crime fiction, as well as quick-hit book reviews from the experts (mystery bookstore employees, reviewers, authors), and a flash interview with a future guest.
Play⋅ 1.4K ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
21. This Week in Murder with Sean K. Robb
Montreal, Wisconsin, US
Astonishing stories of murder, mayhem, and mystery, investigated and presented by True Crime writer Sean K. Robb. These are gruesome and bizarre stories from around the world shared alongside thoughtful reflections on our collective fascination with murder and the true meaning of violence. It is later than you think.
Play⋅ 865⋅ 116 ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
A podcast about writers who may or may not have written about crime, but who definitely committed it.
Play⋅ 107⋅ 71 ⋅7 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
23. Fugitive Farmer | A True Crime Podcast
True crime author and journalist Brian Johnson chats with writers, historians, and researchers about real-life stories of murder, mystery, and mayhem.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
24. Red Flags
RED FLAGS is a weekly talk show designed to be a one-stop-shop for all the latest buzz in the true crime world. Crime writer Tori Telfer and armchair detective turned Tik Toker Karina Michelle share their unique perspectives, passion for investigation, and insightful analysis as they lead listeners through the latest crime headlines and shocking stories. Each episode offers a thrilling deep dive into a notable case with the help of expert guests.
Play⋅ 4.3M⋅ 196.2K ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
25. A Stab In The Dark
London, England, UK
Multi-award-winning crime writer, Mark Billingham, presents an in-depth look at the very best super-sleuths from literature and television. Each episode of A Stab In The Dark sees brand-new guests from the worlds of TV and books discuss the inner workings of crime fiction and crime drama. A Stab in the Dark is a UKTV production and is produced by Paul Hirons.
Play⋅ 20.2K⋅ 34.9K ⋅ Sep 2016 Get Email Contact
Crime Writer Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Partners in Crime Media||crimewriterson.com||77|
|Dan Zupansky -||spreaker.com||74|
|Partners in Crime Media||lawandorderpodcast.com||70|
Crime Writer Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|New York City||1|
|Enemies To Lovers||1|
|Friends To Lovers||1|
|New Adult Romance||1|
|The Best Book Ever Podcast||1|