Raziel Reid, Governor General's Literary Award winner and Canada Reads finalist, is interviewed by Wendy Mesley on CBC's The National
about his controversial book When Everything Feels like the Movies
Raziel discusses discovering the story of Larry Fobes King, the teen whose life was the inspiration for Raziel's book, while watching The Ellen Show
as a teen, and his reaction to the book's critics, including those who started a petition to revoke his Governor General's Award.
You can watch the interview here