Dave Klecha was born in Detroit and grew up in the surrounding area. He attended Grand Valley State University near Grand Rapids, and Indiana University for graduate school, studying Russian History. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1998 and served in the Reserves, eventually deploying to Iraq in 2004. He moved back to the Detroit area in 2013 where he lives with his wife and children.
Dave has worked most of his adult life as an IT guy, but he also spent time working as a pizza place manager, security guard, hotel front desk supervisor, and builder.
Now he continues to work in IT, and spends his spare time writing science fiction and fantasy, or performing in local stage productions.