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Meet Matthew Karshna

Matthew Karshna is proud to serve as the Southern Region Student Representative for Sigma Tau Delta. He is currently a senior at the University of Georgia. He will be graduating in spring 2023. Some fun facts about Matthew include that he is in the process of publishing his first book, he is 1/3 GM at a sandwich place in Athens with 2 of his friends, and he is getting married right after graduation!

  1. I chose to become an English Major because I love helping people make their writing sound exquisite.
  2. My favorite part of being an English Major is I read a lot of friggin books.
  3. The last book I read was The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson.
  4. My favorite book series is Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin.
  5. A book character I identify with is Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
  6. The last book I bought was The Amityville Horror, and I have read it.
  7. My favorite book to movie adaptation is The Lord of the Rings (Hands down) with Pride and Prejudice as a close second.
  8. I’m both a reader and a writer.
  9. My favorite style of writing is fiction.
  10. My go-to children’s book is Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson.
  11. My favorite childhood memory is creating my own story worlds with my mom.
  12. Growing up, I was sure I would be some type of marketer or business something.
  13. My first job was lawn mowing.
  14. My dream job is to be a chief editor for a major publishing house.
  15. I like to spend my free time reading, listening to books/podcasts, doing martial arts.
  16. The destination at the top of my travel bucket list is Mount Everest.
  17. The literary place I’d most like to visit is: I’d love to go to South Georgia to see where Lillian Smith grew up.
  18. If I could move anywhere in the world, I’d live in: I’d want to stay here in America . . . but Hawaii would be dope!
  19. If I was stranded on a desert island, the three things I would bring with me are the song “Now we are Free” from the movie Gladiator, the Game of Thrones series, and a genie in a bottle!
  20. The one song I could listen to on repeat is Now we are Free” from the Gladiator soundtrack, but the 2 cellos cover of it.
  21. The best gift I ever received was a family heirloom from a friend of mine.
  22. The best gift I’ve ever given is: Does a rooftop bar dinner, Hamilton at the Fox, and an engagement ring count?
  23. If you find me in the kitchen, I’m typically whipping up some random meal from my meal kit subscription!
  24. If I could try any food from a book or series, it would be Turkish Delight from Narnia by C. S. Lewis.
  25. The author (dead or alive) I’d most like to spend a day with is Jane Austen.


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