Alex Dolan is the author of The Euthanist and The Empress of Tempera. He also hosts the show "Thrill Seekers," part of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. He was an executive committee member of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Litquake festival, and is a member of International Thriller Writers and Sisters in Crime. He has recorded four music albums, and created "The End of the World" festivals, which combined philanthropy with the arts.
In addition, he specializes in pro-social communications, using marketing techniques to drive progress on social issues and with mission-driven organizations. He has worked with companies including global energy innovator Energy Recovery; Columbia University's international HIV program ICAP; The Synergos Institute, a global anti-poverty group run by the Rockefeller family; Current TV, the national television network co-founded by Al Gore; and WGBH-TV, the production house for PBS in Boston. He holds a master's degree in strategic communications from Columbia University.