National bestselling author and Hun School alumna Kimberly McCreight ’90 spoke about her debut novel Reconstructing Amelia and its meteoric rise on the New York Times Best Sellers list in 2013 as well as her second novel Where They Found Her, which was released on April 14 th . Ms. McCreight discussed her early career and up-hill climb to commercial success as well as her first foray into writing fiction with the late, beloved Hun School English teacher Carol Arnold.
"The Hun School, specifically Ms. Carol Arnold, made an important contribution to my career. From the first assignment I turned in, she championed my writing. On my final essay senior year she wrote, ‘Please promise me you will be a writer. God only gives the gift to a chosen few."