Klemm was born in
abandoned an array of careers before concentrating on writing. He
emerged in the 1990’s
with a series of one
hour radio dramas broadcast
on Radio National. At the same time a number of short stories were
published. He has published two teenage novels, The Tenth Hero and The Last Voyage of the Albatross.
is his first adult
novel. He is a Vietnam War veteran. Running
Dogs is based on his experience in that conflict and was
broadcast in serial form on Radio National Australia in 2006.