Exclusive Interview: “Area 51 Interns: Alien Summer” Authors James S. Murray & Carsen Smith


For years, people have wondered what the U.S. Government was keeping so secret in the military installation known as Area 51. (Ignoring, for some reason, what’s going on in Areas 1-50). But now we know! Or rather, we will when we read the new middle grade sci-fi adventure novel Area 51 Interns: Alien Summer (hardcover, Kindle, audiobook) by James S. Murray (a.k.a. Murr from the TV show Impractical Jokers and The Misery Index) and Carsen Smith (best known for her work with the Upright Citizens Brigade). In the following email interview, Murr and Carsen discuss what inspired and influenced this kid friendly alien escape story, as well as their plans for future installments.