David Craig was born in Aberdeen and educated there and in Cambridge. He has taught literature and social history in schools and universities in England, Scotland and Sri Lanka. He has published several books on Natural History and Social History, including The Glens of Silence which was published by Birlinn in 2004. He lives in Cumbria.
'An outstanding book' - The Herald 'He has the eye, the imagination and the descriptive density of early Bruce Chatwin' - Toronto Globe & Mail 'A powerful, poetic, personal Highland Odyssey' - Times Literary Supplement