25 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts

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

Historical Fiction Podcasts

Here are 25 Best Historical Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. 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.
Play 7.3K 15K 4 episodes / week Avg Length 36 min Mar 2012 Get Email Contact

2. Lore

Lore 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.
Also in Horror Blogs, Storytelling Podcasts, Horror Podcasts, Spooky Podcasts
Play 78.5K 68.2K 75K 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact

3. 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!
Play 480 15 1 episode / week Avg Length 34 min Feb 2021 Get Email Contact

4. 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.
Play 262 1 episode / day Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact

5. 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.
Also in LGBT Podcasts, Literature History Podcasts
Play 184 470 1 episode / month Avg Length 32 min Sep 2020 Get Email Contact

6. 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 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.
Play 1.1K 1.2K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact

7. 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.
Play 1 episode / month Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact

8. Historical Fiction | Unpacked

Historical Fiction | Unpacked Pennsylvania, US
Explore the pull of the past with authors of historical fiction. 
Play 742 420 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact

9. 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 engaging, historically detailed stories.
Play 489 1.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 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.
Play 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact

11. 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.
Also in Sherlock Holmes Podcasts, Docudrama Podcasts
Play 127 1 episode / month Avg Length 50 min Oct 2017 Get Email Contact

12. 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.
Play 16.1K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact

13. Christian Historical Fiction Talk

Christian Historical Fiction Talk Wisconsin, US
Reviews, author interviews, and discussion about the best in Christian historical fiction.
Also in Christian Fiction Podcasts
Play 2.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact

14. 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.
Play 51.7K 2.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 94 min Get Email Contact

15. 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!
Play 3.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact

16. 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 interview historians and novelists about great moments of history.
Play 258 5.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact

17. Jenny Knipfe

Jenny Knipfe Wisconsin, US
Welcome to Jenny Knipfer - Author Podcasts where you will hear about her writing process and inspiration, listen to excerpts of Jenny's books and works in progress, and get a behind the scene feel for the life of an independent author of Christian historical fiction. Jenny will also share book reviews from time to time.
Play 786 910 1 episode / year Avg Length 23 min Jan 2020 Get Email Contact

18. It's Just Historical

It's Just Historical A podcast dedicated to the joys of reading and writing historical fiction.
Play 1.5K Jul 2020 Get Email Contact

19. UnderStudies

UnderStudies Bringing historical figures and fictional characters from the sidelines to the spotlight.
Play 276 6 episodes / year Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact

20. AfroReads Podcast

AfroReads Podcast UK
Celebrating African literature by discussing Historical fictional books written about Africa by African authors.
Play 63 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact

21. 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.
Play 2 episodes / year Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact

22. The Hist Fic Chickie

The Hist Fic Chickie This is a podcast about all things historical fiction, in conjunction with my historical fiction blog at The Hist Fic Chickie.
Play 565 329 Get Email Contact

23. LiteraryScape: Inspirational Historical Fiction Book Club

LiteraryScape: Inspirational Historical Fiction Book Club LiteraryScape presents The Historical Inspirational book club podcast, the first of its kind! This show is for those who love clean romance adventure stories from the 1800s.
Play 78 1 episode / year Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact

24. 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 all through historical fiction.
Play 33 1 episode / year Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact

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Historical Fiction Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Historical Fiction. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
dickshistory englishhistoryfactandfiction.com 102
Alison Treat alisontreat.com 87
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com 82
HPLHS Inc. hplhs.org 69
Aaron Mahnke and Grim & Mild lorepodcast.com 54
DK Marley histficchickie.podbean.com 49
Ruth McPhee ruthisstranger.co.uk 45
Oliver Webb-Carter rss.com 43
Canto34 Studios feeds.buzzsprout.com 37
Meghan Sullivan buzzsprout.com 36
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