Team

Publisher


CEO - Lawrence Knorr
Lawrence Knorr
Founder & Chairman

Lawrence Knorr has been involved with book publishing since 2000. He is currently working on his dissertation in pursuit of a Ph.D. in History at Liberty University. He also holds an MBA from Penn State University, a BA in Business/Economics from Wilson College (minor in History), and is a Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Lawrence’s 40 year career in information technology, as a programmer, analyst, project manager, CEO, and Chief Information Officer has prepared him well for the “Age of Content” – the era of eBooks, data integration, eCommerce, networks, and artificial intelligence. Lawrence has taught business and economics courses for over fifteen years at local colleges and is the author or co-author over thirty books. He is also an award-winning digital artist. Lawrence often speaks or is a panelist at numerous writers conferences and book fairs. He also frequently presents history topics at historical societies and venues.

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Katie Cressman
Publishing Assistant

Katie Cressman graduated from Ursinus College in 2023 with a Bachelor's degree in English and Media/ Communications. While at Ursinus she was also the women’s volleyball team captain and enjoyed being a part of campus in any way she could be! Overall, she is incredibly passionate about reading, writing, and researching, and has dreamed of pursuing a career in publishing where she can practice all of these on a daily basis. She also values human connection and communication, and strives to ensure every conversation she holds is meaningful. Outside of work, you can find her reading, writing, cooking, spending time with her family, and going for walks. Although she was born and raised in Pennsylvania, after graduation she moved to the New York City area and loves exploring her new home.

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John Jordan
Manager of Marketing and Publicity

John Jordan started in magazines (Rolling Stone) but quickly moved to educational publishing, with stops at Pearson, Oxford University Press, and Wolters Kluwer. More recently, he helped military spouses and veterans obtain gainful remote employment at Freedom Learning Group.
John is shamelessly proud of his two adult children, Kierra (a creative director in the TV & movie business) and Jack (a pilot in the US Navy). John’s hobbies include researching baseball, being a recent convert to a suffering Buffalo Bills fan, watching movies, hiking, and finding obscure historical anecdotes. He resides in Rochester, NY, with his wife, Donna, and their two spoiled dogs, Kennedi and Daisy.

Editing & Design Team 

 

Book Designer - Crystal Devine

Crystal Devine
Book Design

Crystal has been with Sunbury Press since 2015. She holds an AAS degree in Communication Design, Business Management, and Computerized Data Management. She coordinates our interior book designs and proofing, as well as creates our eBooks. She is also a freelance graphic designer with twenty years of industry experience in print and web design. She thoroughly enjoys her work and author satisfaction is her top priority. She loves cooking, crocheting, off-road Jeeping, hosting exchange students, backyard bird watching, and spending time with family. She also enjoys volunteering as a Work Share at a local organic vegetable farm, helping out with the CSA program. She lives in Carlisle with her husband, daughter, and cat Mr. Knuckles.

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Sarah Peachey
Assistant Editor: Military History, Nonfiction

Sarah Peachey is an editor and writer from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, currently moving around the country (and world) with her active-duty military family—her soldier-husband and three children. Earning her BA in English with a focus in print journalism from Millersville University began her writing career with The Fort Polk Guardian, an Army installation newspaper, where she won three state awards for her work. Her articles have since appeared on several military-connected websites. Sarah worked as the content editor for Army Wife Network for four years before coming to Sunbury Press. She has a passion for reading, writing, podcasting, volunteering, and traveling and is currently working on her debut novel, The Scars of War. 

  

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Debra Reynolds
Assistant Editor: Catamount Press & Pennsylvania History/Historical Fiction
Debbie Reynolds is a voracious reader, writer, and dreamer from Tioga County, Pennsylvania. She is often found advocating for disability rights with emphasis on autism, epilepsy, and eldercare. She writes about the difficulties particular to rural areas, especially health care access and services. When not reading or writing, she's usually found wandering the woods and celebrating the unique and beautiful character of the region she calls home. 

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Gabrielle Kirk
Assistant Editor
Gabrielle Kirk is an editor and writer from Glenmoore, Pennsylvania. She graduated from The George Washington University in 2024 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and English with minors in Linguistics and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. While at GW, she lived just a few blocks away from the White House! Also at GW, she was the managing editor of the university’s oldest literary magazine on campus, Capitol Letters, where she reviewed poetry, prose, and art submissions from the GW community, as well as designed the formal publication. She is currently attending Emerson College in Boston to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Publishing and Writing. She endeavors to enable the voices of diverse individuals to be heard on a global scale through publishing and her own writing.

Marketing, Publicity, & Distribution Partners

  
Influencer outreach and earned media collaboration, including social media, blogs, newspapers, magazines, radio, television, etc. 
 
Book review outreach via this digital platform, especially for fiction titles. 
Bookstore marketing and global distribution for both print and electronic books. 
Library and academic bookstore marketing and distribution. 
Library marketing and distribution.
Audiobook creation, marketing, and distribution.
Audiobook creation, marketing, and distribution.
Audiobook creation, marketing, and distribution.
 
Backlist eBook marketing, and distribution.
 eBooks for libraries.
Comic Book and Graphic Novel marketing and distribution.
 

Subsidiaries  

Keith Rommel
CEO, Blood Moon Comics, LLC

Keith Rommel is a writer, traditionally published by Sunbury Press. Keith has written fifteen novels, four screenplays and now writes his own original comics. The Devil Tree, White River Monster, Ice Canyon Monster, and Usher of the Dead were the first four titles released for Blood Moon Comics. Having been introduced to comic books by a clever teacher, Keith's love for comics started at a young age to overcome a reading comprehension disability. After years of isolating himself from the world to create worlds of fiction, Keith is now looking to other talent to share their worlds and inspire the next generation. Keith is a traumatic brain injury survivor. Mental Health Awareness.