Alex McAulay (born January 20, 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and musician. He is the author of Shelter Me, Oblivion Road, Lost Summer, and Bad Girls, all released by MTV and Pocket Books. His script "Flower" appeared on the 2012 Black List and is being produced by Rough House Pictures. Alex also wrote the sequel to The War of the Roses (film) based on Warren Adler's novel The Children of the Roses, which is being produced by David Permut and Grey Eagle Films. Alex lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Lisa and their daughter.
Under the name Charles Douglas, Alex has recorded five indie-rock albums, including The Lives of Charles Douglas which features Maureen Tucker from The Velvet Underground on drums, and Statecraft with Joey Santiago from The Pixies on guitars.
- 2005 Bad Girls (MTV/Pocket Books)
- 2006 - Lost Summer (MTV/Pocket Books)
- 2008 - Oblivion Road (MTV/Pocket Books)
- 2009 - Shelter Me (MTV/Pocket Books)
Discography (as Charles Douglas)
- 1995 - Minor Wave (Voltage Recordings)
- 1998 - The Burdens of Genius (Voltage Recordings)
- 1999 - The Lives of Charles Douglas (No.6/Caroline Records)
- 2004 - Statecraft (Enabler/Redeye Records)
- 2011 - Lives of Charles Douglas expanded reissue (Broken Horse/Southern UK)
- 2012 - Not Your Kind of Music 2 CD retrospective (Broken Horse/Southern UK)