100 Best Fiction Podcasts
Here are 100 Best Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Hello From The Magic Tavern
Arnie Niekamp fell through a dimensional portal behind a Burger King into the fantastical land of Foon. He's still getting a slight wifi signal, so he uploads a weekly podcast from the tavern the Vermilion Minotaur where he interviews wizards, monsters and adventurers. It's a major discovery!
Play⋅ 23.5K⋅ 38.8K⋅ 6.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact More
2. The Truth Podcast
New York, US
The Truth makes movies for your ears: short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Each story is different, and usually 10 to 20 minutes long. We take you to unexpected places using only sound.
Also in Storytelling Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.3K⋅ 9.7K⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Nov 2011 Get Email Contact More
3. 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.
Also in Audio Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 854⋅ 6.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact More
4. 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.
Also in Sci-fi Podcasts
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Horror. Comedy. Celebrity Interviews...In 1892, a mysterious rift in space-time opened above what is now called Portalville. The entire island was transported to an alternate reality of countless terrors. Cut off from outside help, the citizens are forced to live amongst dark forces that emerged from the portal. Follow the good-humored news team August Pots and Guy Redshurt as they broadcast from beyond the rift and get a glimpse into Portalville.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact More
6. ISS Icarus
On the edge of Earth's orbit, the residents of the ISS Atlas prepare for mankind's next great venture: colonizing Mars and beyond. Marcus Vella, the lucky winner of a ticket onboard, finds himself in the middle of a plan years in the making. All the while, Lunar Colony resident Carina Stridlen is moving forward with a plan of her own - getting out of orbit by any means necessary.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact More
7. Life of a College Dropout
In this podcast series, the infamous Doc Hicks narrates the hidden side of college life that's fueled by survival, drugs, love and deceit that ends in murder. Many assume the college experience only involves education and successful futures. In this podcast Story details quite the opposite. The host reveals how trying to further his education and escape from the harsh streets of Detroit turned into narrowly escaping death and jail in college.
Play⋅ 375⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
8. The New Yorker | Fiction
New York City, New York, US
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Also in The New Yorker Podcasts, Reading Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.4M⋅ 9M ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ May 2007 Get Email Contact More
9. The New Yorker | The Writer's Voice | New Fiction from The New Yorker
New York City, New York, US
New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Play⋅ 4.4M⋅ 9M ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact More
10. Maeltopia | A New World of Horror Fiction
A horror and dark fiction podcast featuring interconnected series and stories set in the ever-expanding literary world of Maeltopia.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 843⋅ 1.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact More
11. Academy Days : Christian Fiction For Teen Girls
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.
Also in Christian Fiction Podcasts, Christian Teen Podcasts
Play⋅ 152 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
12. Girls' Night Out
In 1979, Grace and her friends witnessed something strange in the night sky - something that changed them forever. Forty years later, Grace is a successful research scientist at global biotech giant, Feelrite. When Grace questions the safety of Feelrite's new anti-ageing treatment, she is suspended and disgraced. As the carefully woven threads of her life unravel, she begins to manifest powers and discovers her true purpose - to save humankind.
Play 17 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact More
13. Phi Fic: Truth in Fiction
We talk about stories. An irregular group of readers including Cezary Baraniecki, Laura Davis-Chanin, Nathaniel Hanks and guests. One selected work of fiction is read for a discussion about what is going on in the book and we are often joined every episode with wonderful guests.
Play⋅ 102⋅ 30 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 80 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact More
14. 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.
Also in Zombie Podcasts
Play⋅ 542 ⋅6 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact More
15. Flash Pulp | The Skinner Co. Network
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.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 9 min ⋅ Jan 2011 Get Email Contact More
16. The Because Fiction Podcast | Christian Fiction
Ridgecrest, California, US
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.
Play⋅ 74⋅ 47 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
17. My Name Is Sheba
'My Name Is Sheba' is a fictional podcast about the creative life and the beautiful struggle. It chronicles the journey of iconic jazz/R&B artist Sheba Hawkins's rise from obscurity to superstardom, and the music she created along the way. Narrated by Grammy award winning producer Monroe Jones, and based on the music of Kandace Springs, 'My Name Is Sheba' is a different kind of story.
Play⋅ 121⋅ 646 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact More
18. The Magnus Archives | Horror Fiction
London, England, UK
A weekly horror 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.
Play⋅ 9.3K⋅ 44.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact More
19. We're Alive
Orange County, California, US
A classic style radio drama, updated for today with a full sound design and a large cast of actors. This audio drama focuses on a group of survivors in a world on the brink of collapse.
Play⋅ 41.1K⋅ 12K⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ May 2009 Get Email Contact More
20. Radio Drama Revival
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction. Now in our 12th year & is one of the internet's longest-running anthology modern audio drama shows. It is a modern audio drama podcast, a weekly showcase of fiction stories post-golden age of radio drama from across the world.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 4.9K⋅ 199 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ May 2013 Get Email Contact More
21. Makeshift Stories | Original Science Fiction & Fantasy
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.
Also in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Podcasts, Magical Realism Book Podcasts
Play⋅ 444⋅ 168 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2008 Get Email Contact More
22. Mission To Zyxx | Science Fiction
Bronx, New York, US
An improvised science fiction sitcom following a team of ambassadors as they attempt to establish diplomatic relations with planets in the remote and chaotic Zyxx Quadrant... better known as the 'ass end of space.'
Play⋅ 3.7K⋅ 5.4K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact More
23. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy | A Science Fiction Podcast
Austin, Texas, US
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.
Also in WIRED Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.4K⋅ 4.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 72 min ⋅ Jan 2010 Get Email Contact More
24. Chronosphere Fiction
Chronosphere Fiction is a story telling anthology podcast where writers' creations come to life with sound effects and music.
Also in Sound Design Podcasts
Play⋅ 612⋅ 3.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
25. The Translated Chinese Fiction Podcast
Dundee, Scotland, UK
A podcast about English translations of Chinese literature, hosted by Angus Stewart. All eras, all genres, all ideologies. Shanghai villas, Beijing alleys. Frozen Manchuria, Sichuan furnaces. Sanmao's Sahara, Liu Cixin's apocalypse. That's where this podcast lives!
Also in Literature Podcasts
Play⋅ 948 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 112 min ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact More
26. Imaginary Advice | Experiments in Audio Fiction
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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.
Also in UK Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 321⋅ 6.1K⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact More
27. The Once And Future Nerd
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos.
Play⋅ 942⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Sep 2013 Get Email Contact More
28. 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.
Play⋅ 22 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More
29. The Cleansed: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga
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 an adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact More
30. Death by Dying
The Obituary Writer of Crestfall, Idaho finds himself deeply in over his head as he investigates a series of strange and mysterious deaths when he is supposed to simply be writing obituaries. Along the way, he encounters murderous farmers, man-eating cats, haunted bicycles, and a healthy dose of ominous shadows.
Play⋅ 594⋅ 2.5K ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact More
Fast-paced, long-form storytelling with music, immersive sound, and a team of voice actors. The beginning of a community-drive multiverse and creator-first audio platform.
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact More
32. Fiction Friends
Fiction Friends is a book review and explainer podcast between two friends, Jet and Mariana, who have very different tastes in literary fiction. In this podcast, we will cover our favorite fiction titles in all of literature, ranging from classics and old-time favorites to modern romance and contemporary thrillers. We both take turns choosing a book to cover for each episode wherein we discuss the book's spoiler-free summary, initial thoughts, favorite quotes, favorite scenes, and our general feelings about the book's underlying themes and messages.
Play 16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact More
33. 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.
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Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact More
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.
Also in Horror Podcasts, Scary Story Podcasts
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35. Wooden Overcoats
Award Winning Sitcom || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family's failing funeral parlor, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funds are taking drastic steps to stay in business.
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 7.7K ⋅10 episodes / year Get Email Contact More
36. Within the Wires
Within the Wires is a new serial fiction podcast. Stories told through found audio from an alternate universe. Each season is its own story, with different narrators and timelines, but they do overlap. Immerse yourself in the entire universe by listening to all the seasons. Podcast narrated by Mona Grenne. Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson.
Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 6.6K ⋅8 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact More
37. Alice Isn't Dead
A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 9 min Get Email Contact More
38. Six Minutes
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad really who they say they are? And when she begins to develop incredible abilities, she'll soon discover she's not alone in the world.Six Minutes, a new mystery adventure for the whole family, with new episodes, twice a week, all year long and beyond.
Also in PRX Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 16.3K⋅ 36.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact More
39. The Bright Sessions | Science Fiction
Los Angeles, California, US
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.
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Play⋅ 6.4K⋅ 16.5K⋅ 905 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More
40. Forest 404
Can you feel the loss for something you've never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie & Pippa Haywood.
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41. True Stories Based On Fiction
Podcast by True Stories Based On Fiction.
Play⋅ 17⋅ 369 ⋅16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact More
42. Filtered Thru Fiction
We take a look at life through the lens of our favorite fiction.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
43. Aethuran Dark Saga | A Dark Fantasy Audio Fiction
North East, England, UK
Aethuran dark saga is a dark fantasy audio fiction, a show with a unique blend of Audiobook and audio drama. Each episode is from the perspective of the protagonists, and sometimes the evil they must contend with. The intertwining story leads each of them down a dark road, a journey in which they will cross paths with one another as well as the evil that seeks to destroy them.
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Play⋅ 1.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 19 min ⋅ Dec 2017 Get Email Contact More
44. Alba Salix, Royal Physician
The award-winning fantasy-comedy! In Alba Salix, overworked, cynical witch Alba tends to the health of the King, Queen and citizens of the kingdom of Farloria, with the help of her obnoxious apprentice Magnus and an absent-minded fairy named Holly. The spinoff The Axe & Crown follows the misadventures of Gubbin the troll tavernkeeper, his clueless landlord Stan and his shady niece Betula.Support us here!
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact More
45. 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.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact More
46. End of All Hope
Saint Petersburg, Florida, US
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.
Also in Alien Podcasts, Hope Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
47. The Edge of Sleep
Los Angeles, California, US
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.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 7.4K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact More
48. The Carlötta Beautox Chronicles | Comedy Fiction
A screwball comedy fiction podcast that follows the misadventures of a wanna-be actress as she navigates the treacherous waters of Hollywood in her quest to become the Next Big Thing.
Play⋅ 173⋅ 752 ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact More
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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...
Also in Mystery Podcasts, Spooky Podcasts, Docudrama Podcasts, Canadian Spooky Podcasts
Play⋅ 15.2K⋅ 14.6K⋅ 3.4K ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More
50. The Far Meridian
Peri hadn't left her lighthouse in years. Until one morning, the lighthouse was somewhere new. Set adrift to wander new and mysterious places, Peri must face her fears and her memories if she wants to use her new situation to find her missing brother.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 15 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact More
51. Compromised | Cyberpunk based Fiction
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.
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Play⋅ 115 ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact More
52. Just About Now
What does the world look like from another angle? What are the true semi-hidden mysteries of who and how and why we are? Why do the things happening around us even happen in the first place? Well here on the Just About Now podcast, storyteller Chidi Onwuka uses mildly adjusted facts and a little sprinkle of imagination to answer all of the above and so much much more.
Play 10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact More
53. The Laundronauts
The Laundronauts: A Potentially Untrue Tale Based on Actual Events: A fantasy adventure podcast series that answers the question: Where do the missing socks go? Episode One of this modern day fairytale launches February 28th and boasts 10 episodes, 12 original songs, and 5 hours of ear-to-ear entertainment. Written, directed, and executive produced by Colin MacKenzie Mitchell, the show stars the late great Ed Asner, in one of his final performances, and John Cameron Mitchell, creator and star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Play 21 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact More
Mabel is a fiction podcast about ghosts, family secrets, strange houses, and missed connections.
Play⋅ 2.8K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
55. The Other Path
What do witches, ogres, and shape-shifters have in common with dive bars, fashion shows, and neighborhood parks? They are all on The Other Path! Classic folk tales meet modern life in this fantasy audio drama series filled with magic, mystery, and danger created by Odyssey Theatre.
Play⋅ 155⋅ 39 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact More
56. 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!
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, US
This fictional podcast follows David, a chronic sufferer of sleep paralysis on his annual camping trip with friends. But something evil from his dreams awaits.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 1.5K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ May 2015 Get Email Contact More
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
When Carly Parker's friend Yumiko goes missing under very mysterious circumstances, Carly's search for her friend leads her headfirst into a ancient mysterious game known only as Rabbits. Soon Carly begins to suspect that Rabbits is much more than just a game, and that the key to understanding Rabbits, might be the key to the survival of our species, and the Universe, as we know it.
Also in Canadian Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 10.4K⋅ 8.2K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact More
59. Dark Tome
Cassie, a wayward teen, finds something after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village. The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by contemporary authors from across the globe.
Play⋅ 804⋅ 678 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact More
60. Hyacinth Grey's Free Fiction
Free fiction published on Indie Author Hyacinth Grey's blog.
Play⋅ 508 ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
61. The Station: A Fiction Podcast
The Delta Space Station broke up in the atmosphere eighteen years ago. Or did it? Turns out, it's still there - and it has a single occupant... an 18-year-old girl, fighting to survive. All her life, Eta Shepard has been cut off from the world below, until today. Join the author, Rebecca J. Kelly, in a reading of her science fiction novel THE STATION.
Play⋅ 500 ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact More
62. Ostium Podcast
Vista, California, US
Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places. Jake Fisher discovers a secret town hidden, but when he discovers the town, he finds it abandoned...a town with no people. But he notices something - while there is no one around.. What exactly? Listen to find out!
Play⋅ 500⋅ 2.6K⋅ 380 ⋅ Dec 2016 Get Email Contact More
63. 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.
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SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth's man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week. Hosted by Adam Bash.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 2.4K ⋅ Feb 2014 Get Email Contact More
65. Bone Marry Bury
2021 was the worst year of Allie's life: she was fired from her stupid waitressing job, dumped by a guy she was pity-f*cking, and evicted from her apartment. This is NOT how she thought life would look at 26. On New Year's Eve, Allie heads to a party where she plans to get plastered and leave this mess of a year behind. 2022 is going to be her year, she can just feel it! Spoiler: it's definitely not going to be her year.
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact More
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Larenz Tate and Tika Sumpter, and written by Academy Award(r) and BAFTA nominee Josh Olson ('A History of Violence'), BRONZEVILLE will chronicle the lives of players in the lottery games while illuminating the self-sustainability of the community's African American residents.
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67. 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.
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68. The Black Tapes
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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?
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69. Archive 81
Archive 81 is a fiction podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious.New episodes will be released every other Wednesday.Archive 81 is a found footage horror podcast about ritual, stories, and sound.It is in its third season.New episodes will be released every other Wednesday.Start from '01 - A Body In A New Place'
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|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Atlanta Radio Theatre Company||mercuryradio.libsyn.com||327|
|Gen-Z Media | Wondery||bestrobotever.com||254|
|Gen-Z Media | Wondery||gzmshows.com||100|
|Jet Luga and Mariana Varela||redcircle.com||78|
|Earwolf and Arnie Niekamp||earwolf.com||78|
|Mission To Zyxx||missiontozyxx.space||77|
Crime Fiction Podcasts
1. 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.
1.9K ⋅ 2.6K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
2. It's a Mystery Podcast
British Columbia, Canada
Each week, Alexandra hosts a podcast where she interviews mystery and thriller authors about their books, their characters, and their writing inspiration. It's a Mystery Podcast is a great way for readers to be introduced to amazing new authors in the mystery genre. Let us tell you a story!
164 ⋅ 3K ⋅ 165 ⋅ 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact
3. 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.
318 ⋅ 6.4K ⋅ 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Jun 2015 Get Email Contact
4. Writer Types
Los Angeles, California, US
Welcome to Writer Types, the thriller, mystery and crime fiction podcast hosted by Eric Beetner. Two monthly episodes include author interviews, publishing insights from industry professionals, book reviews, convention reports, and more. Join today's top crime fiction and mystery authors for a few laughs and some great reads.
640 ⋅ 1.4K ⋅ 2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ Jan 2017 Get Email Contact
Christian Fiction Podcasts
1. The Unending TBR
Chatting about Christian fiction and the books that entertain, encourage and edify our lives.
131 ⋅ 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
2. The Sci-Fi Christian
We see The Sci-Fi , Christian, in all its iterations, as being about the collision between faith and nerdom. We believe that good genre fiction is about more than just entertainment. We seek to engage with the themes and philosophies behind our favorite stories, wrestling with the big ideas within speculative fiction. We're unabashedly nerdy and unabashedly Christian. Even if your faith background differs from ours, we look forward to interacting with you at The Sci-Fi Christian!
664 ⋅ 459 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
3. Christian Historical Fiction Talk
Reviews, author interviews, and discussion about the best in Christian historical fiction.
2.7K ⋅ 1.7K ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
4. Write for a Reason
For Christians new to writing novels for kids and teens. Creative writing tips, encouragement, and inspiration from Janet Wilson, writer, speaker, and publisher of Christian fiction for young people. Get ready to take your writing to the next level! You can do it - all you need is a bit of help. Don't miss out!
1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
Speculative Fiction Podcasts
1. The Sci-Fi Christian
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
We see The Sci-Fi Christian, in all its iterations, as being about the collision between faith and nerdom. We believe that good genre fiction is about more than just entertainment. We seek to engage with the themes and philosophies behind our favorite stories, wrestling with the big ideas within speculative fiction.
641 ⋅ 459 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
2. Alzabo Soup
Denver, Colorado, US
Alzabo Soup is a literary analysis podcast where we literally become our favorite authors by devouring portions of their brains. We do a chapter-by-chapter analysis of our favorite speculative fiction, researching the details and discussing the implications. We are currently covering The Book of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe.
1.4K ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact
3. Space Cowboy Books Presents: Simultaneous Times
A science/speculative fiction anthology podcast.
2.3K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
4. Strange Horizons
Speculative fiction and poetry from award-winning Strange Horizons magazine, updated weekly on Mondays/Tuesdays.
38.4K ⋅ 16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 10 min Get Email Contact
Literary Fiction Podcasts
1. Concavity Show
A podcast about literary fiction and the world of books, with hosts Matt Bucher and Dave Laird.
1.8K ⋅ 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 97 min Get Email Contact
2. The Mt. GOATmore Cliff Dive Podcast
Join us as we dive into the world of sports and entertainment to give our both biased and informed opinions on the age-old question, who/what is the greatest of all time?! Basketball, Movies, Television, Comics, Manga, even Literary Fiction, we won't stop until we've explored greatness in as many ways as possible. We hope you won't stop listening.
25 ⋅ 3 ⋅ 8 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact
3. Unsound Methods
A literary fiction podcast hosted by authors Jaimie Batchan and Lochlan Bloom. We talk to fellow writers of literary fiction about the process, what makes fiction 'real', and the motivation to sit down in front of an empty page and make things up...
1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
4. The CodeX Cantina
Literature discussions on James Joyce, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and more. If you are into Literary Fiction, let's start talking! Join us in a conversational approach to literature!
356 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
Fiction Writing Podcasts
1. In Suspense
East, England, UK
In Suspense, a brand new video and audio podcast for anyone interested in crime fiction, and in particular, psychological suspense. Host Lesley Kara & Lauren North will be discussing a particular topic of writing or book-related interest and also interviewing a wide range of authors, both established and debut. They also hope to include the occasional focus on an indie author who has caught our attention.
769 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
2. Death Of 1000 Cuts
Norwich, England, UK
Death Of 1000 Cuts is a podcast for fiction writers, full of motivational rants, writing exercises, interviews with authors, and detailed critiques of the first pages submitted by you, the listeners. Everything you need to write more and better and love it. Hosted by Tim Clare, author of The Honours, The Ice House and We Can't All Be Astronauts, and a stand-up poet.
888 ⋅ 9.2K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 69 min Get Email Contact
3. The Raven and the Writing Desk
For six days every week, author Chris Lester works on his stories for an hour a day. On the seventh day, he reports in and reads to you a selection of the new work he has written. Science fiction, fantasy, superheroes, and more from the Parsec Award-winning author of The Metamor City Podcast.
326 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
4. Promptly Written
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Join authors Ian Lewis and Matt Sugerik in a monthly short-fiction writing workshop in which each uses identical writing prompts to create a work of short fiction. First, listen to their stories, and then stick around as they workshop their ideas. The discussion will touch on the writing process, tips, inspiration, and more! We are only bound by the limits of our imaginations.
23 ⋅ 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 83 min Get Email Contact
Historical Fiction Podcasts
1. New Books in Historical Fiction
Interview with Writers of Historical Fiction about their New Books and previous book summaries.
7.3K ⋅ 15.2K ⋅ 4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Mar 2012 Get Email Contact
New England, North Dakota, US
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and 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.
78.5K ⋅ 68.2K ⋅ 75K ⋅ 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
3. 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!
480 ⋅ 15 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
4. 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.
262 ⋅ 1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
Short Story Podcasts
1. LeVar Burton Reads
Los Angeles, California, US
The best short fiction, handpicked by the world's greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar's narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life.
18.4K ⋅ 2.2M ⋅ 96K ⋅ 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
2. 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales from writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases.
11.9K ⋅ 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Apr 2016 Get Email Contact
3. The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories
These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.
2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
4. Stories of Yore and Yours
Stories of Yore and Yours is a weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you're an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show!
284 ⋅ 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
1. Escape Pod | Podcast on Science Ficiton Series
Escape Pod is the premier science fiction podcast magazine, founded in 2005 by Serah Eley, and presently co-edited by Mur Lafferty and Divya Breed. Every week we bring you short stories from some of today's best science fiction stories, in convenient audio format for listening pleasure.
1K ⋅ 7.4K ⋅ 1 episode / week Get Email Contact
2. Twilight Histories
This is YOUR story. You are a time traveler sent to strange and exotic lands. You will explore Egypt ravaged by an Ice Age, a Carthaginian colony on Mars, a resurgent Aztec empire, and many other strange alternate histories. So step onto the platform if you dare. The Twilight Histories is an alternate history storytelling podcast inspired by RPG (role-playing games) and gamebooks such as Fighting Fantasy. Each story casts YOU as the adventurer.
2.6K ⋅ 1.1K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Sep 2011 Get Email Contact
3. Moonbase Theta, Out
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Moonbase Theta, Out a sci-fi serial podcast by D.J. Sylvis
1.6K ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
4. Welcome to Night Vale
Welcome to Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.
342.7K ⋅ 342.3K ⋅ 58.7K ⋅ 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Jun 2012 Get Email Contact
Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Podcasts
1. Wednesday Wonders | The Mutual Audio Network
From the Mutual Audio Network, Wednesday Wonders is a weekly collection of modern audio drama and audio fiction in the genres of science-fiction and fantasy. In a million different worlds, universes apart, and yet right next to you. Wednesday Wonders is exciting Audio!
646 ⋅ 4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact
2. Clarkesworld Magazine | Science Fiction & Fantasy
Stirling, New Jersey, US
Science fiction and fantasy stories from Clarkesworld, a Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning digital magazine.
17.8K ⋅ 50.9K ⋅ 4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Jun 2008 Get Email Contact
3. The Coode Street Podcast
The Coode Street Podcast is a bi-weekly hour-long podcast hosted by Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe having discussion and digression on science fiction and fantasy.
6.2K ⋅ 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ May 2010 Get Email Contact
4. The Metamor City Podcast
The Metamor City Podcast was a sci-fi/fantasy audio fiction series that ran from 2007 to 2010, with some additional content in early 2011. It is distributed for free through this website. It features a mixture of short stories and full-length novels, all taking place in one large world with an overarching story arc.
471 ⋅ 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jun 2007 Get Email Contact
Audio Drama Podcasts
1. Narada Radio Company Audio Drama
Pulp-Pourri Theatre is an all-new audio drama anthology series that has its origins in vintage pulp fiction but presents its stories - a mix of original stories and adaptations - in the modern way. Produced and directed by Pete Lutz, and starring the Narada Radio Company.
506 ⋅ 765 ⋅ 12 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact
2. Moonlight Audio Theatre
Your Portal To The Best In Modern Audio Drama Suspense, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Drama, Comedy, Halloween, Christmas And Special Features. The Best Podcast Provider of Modern Full Cast Audio Theatre / Radio Drama.
124 ⋅ 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Jun 2011 Get Email Contact
3. Kakos Industries
A deeply entertaining, R-rated, darkly satirical, sex-positive comedy audio drama with elements of horror. Congratulations! You are now a shareholder in Kakos Industries, a megacorporation that specializes in helping its clients to Do Evil Better. You are now entitled to listen to the shareholder announcements that keep you up to date on all of the advancements made in Evil and the bizarre occurrences inside of Kakos Industries itself.
1.1K ⋅ 1.5K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Feb 2014 Get Email Contact
4. Y2K Audio Drama
Y2K tells a story of love, identity and long-distance friendship. It is set in both 2000 and 2020, through old voicemails between two friends and the present-day student who turns them into a podcast.
103 ⋅ 1.8K ⋅ 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
Fiction Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|The Truth Podcast||4|
|Russell G. Jones||1|
|Juan Ignacio Sanguinetti||1|
|Lindsay Nicole Chambers||1|
|Sam Jay Gold||1|
|Rock N Roll||1|
Fiction Podcasts By Category
Fiction Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|Australian Fiction Podcasts||13|
|UK Fiction Podcasts||12|
|Canadian Fiction Podcasts||9|