Episode 73 • July 20, 2022

Expanding the universe of 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' with F. C. Yee ('The Dawn of Yangchen')

Show Notes

F.C. Yee has a neat gig: expand the #AvatarTheLastAirbender universe one book at a time. He talks about it on the podcast.


There’s no exaggeration in saying that Nickelodeon’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ is one of the most popular animated shows of all time. For the generations that grew up with the show, it’s a great time to be a fan. With more television series and movies on the horizon, there’s a massive demand for Avatar content.

YA book author F. C. Yee knows all about it.

Yee has been part of the Avatar universe expansion since 2019, starting with the YA novel The Rise of Kyoshi. He joins us on this episode of the podcast to discuss his third Avatar novel, The Dawn of Yangchen. He shares some behind-the-scenes details about how the books came to be as well as his process of creating the characters and worldbuilding that fill the pages of his books.

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