David Klecha is a writer and Marine combat veteran currently living in West Michigan with his family and assorted computer junk. He works in IT to pay the bills, like so many other beginning writers and artists.


David Klecha has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Found Girl

FICTION by David Klecha and Tobias S. Buckell in Issue 72 – September 2012

Melissa stalked a trash compactor in the Elemental Caverns deep in the depths below the Street, where steam hissed from newly regrown pipes and oversized dendrites spread across the ancient brick of the connective tunnels. The glowing moss that dripped brown water filled the air with a faint glow, enough to let Melissa squint her […]

A Militant Peace

FICTION by David Klecha and Tobias S. Buckell in Issue 62 – November 2011

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. —Albert Einstein For Nong Mai Thuy, a Vietnamese sergeant in the Marine Police, the invasion of North Korea starts with the parachute-snapping violence of a High Altitude, Low Opening jump deep in the middle of the inky black […]