Seth Crook taught philosophy at various universities before moving to the Hebrides. His poems have appeared in such places as Gutter, New Writing Scotland, Northwords Now, Antiphon, The Rialto, Magma, Envoi. One of his poems was selected as one of the Best Scottish Poems of 2014. He rarely leaves the Isle of Mull, but his poems travel for him. From where he lives, he can see the Isles of Mull, Iona, Staffa, Jura, Islay, Rum. This makes him very happy.