Editing & Design Team
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.
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.
Sarah Illick is an editor and historical fiction writer who lives in the midwest with her husband and three children. She graduated from Winona State University in 2013 and then completed a screenwriting mentorship, leading her to a career in freelance editing before working at Sunbury Press. Sarah is a voracious reader of fiction and nonfiction books, an avid tea drinker, and a film junkie. She is presently writing her debut novel set in German-occupied France during World War II.
Maresa Whitehead is a lifelong reader and writer of both professional and creative work. She grew up in suburban South Carolina before transplanting to Pittsburgh, where she earned her MFA from Chatham University. Maresa has been an assistant editor for The Fourth River and a judge for book awards. She has published over a dozen poems in literary journals, anthologies, and blogs, including shady side review and The Criterion. Maresa loves music and has written and recorded songs for compilation albums. She is also a professional equestrian with over 30 years of horse obsession and riding, teaching, and training experience. Maresa currently lives with her cat Sihaya and rereads Dune every couple of years.
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.
Marketing, Publicity, & Distribution Partners
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.