Team

Meet the Team


CEO - Lawrence Knorr

Lawrence Knorr
Founder & CEO

Lawrence Knorr has been involved with book publishing since 2000. He holds an MBA from Penn State University, and is a Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Lawrence’s nearly 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, and networks. 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.

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Director of Fiction Imprints

Chris Fenwick
Associate Publisher

Chris Fenwick has been involved in nearly every aspect of publishing–from writing, editing, and design to marketing and technical project management. Chris has always loved books and believes in Sunbury Press's mission and future. When she is not juggling projects, you'll find her in her studio, working on another novel.

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Taylor Berger-Knorr
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Taylor Berger-Knorr graduated from Ithaca College Magna Cum Laude with a BA in English, minoring in Spanish and Legal Studies. Fluent in Spanish, she spent one of those semesters studying abroad in Seville, Spain. She has been a middle school language arts teacher for the past two years. Taylor loves reading all genres of books, sharing her knowledge, and engaging in deep analysis. She is originally from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and loves most of all to travel to new places. Taylor currently lives in Pueblo, Colorado with her two cats. she enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening, yoga/meditation, and driving around in her yellow Volkswagen Beetle. She is very excited to be working for Sunbury Press. 
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"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."

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Senior Editor - Jennifer Cappello

Jennifer Cappello
Senior Editor

Jennifer is an editor, writer, and mother of four—five, if you count the cat—living with her husband and family in Linglestown, PA. She holds an AA in Secondary English Education from Harrisburg Area Community College, a BA in English from Penn State, and an MFA in Creative Writing with a certificate in publishing from Chatham University. Her partial novel, “Fixed,” won runner-up for best thesis in Chatham University’s 2013 fiction category. She established an independent press while at Chatham, publishing a poetry chapbook (Chalk & Fire, Melrose Publishing, 2012) for an up-and-coming poet. Jennifer has served as editor for two college literary journals, has had poems published in HACC’s Wildwood Journal, and serves annually as a Scholastic Writing Contest judge. She loves to read, write, knit/crochet, cook, and travel. Jennifer has been editing for Sunbury Press since 2011.

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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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Joe Walters, book marketing specialist at Sunbury Press

Joe Walters
Marketing and Publicity

Joe Walters is a book marketer, developmental editor, and writer from Harrisburg, PA. During his time as the marketing director at Inkwater Press, he discovered how difficult it was for indie books to get the attention they deserved. So he created Independent Book Review, a promotional platform for small press and self-published books. In addition to his work at IBR, he is a former marketing specialist at Paper Raven Books and the current marketing assistant at Sunbury Press. He tweets @joewalters13

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Abigail Henson
Assistant Editor

Abigail is an editor and writer from Lancaster, PA. She earned a BA in English from Millersville University and an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction Track) from Cedar Crest College’s Pan European Program. Abigail has been working as an Assistant Editor with Sunbury Press since 2020. She has previously published a short story called “Opposite Lives” in the online journal TheRavensPerch.com. Abigail is currently working on her novel, The Druids Queen. She has an adorable basset hound named Daisy Mae, who refuses to chill out while Abigail works. She might be broken.

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Sarah Peachey
Assistant Editor

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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Fen Alankus
Audiobook Coordinator

Fen Alankus has been a senior executive assistant and project coordinator for over a decade. She has extensive experience working in entertainment with high-profile clients. When she’s not coordinating independent creative teams, she’s working on producing her own film projects and hosting her podcast. 

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Tobi Afran
Cover Designer

A graduate of Drexel University's Graphic Design program, Tobi has been working as a print and digital designer for nearly a decade. As someone who enjoys a good read and to tell a great story, Tobi loves working with authors to capture and represent their work in a the perfect cover art. In addition for her work with Sunbury, Tobi runs a small design agency, TADA! (Tobi Afran Design Associates), and you can see her work at www.tadagraphicdesign.com.

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Olivia Notman
Publicity Intern

Olivia Notman is the new Publicity Intern at Sunbury Press! She loves to read and takes her Kindle everywhere. She is a graduate student at the University of Miami and have just completed the first of two years required for a Masters degree in Public Relations. She graduated from Rollins College a year ago with a degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. She has been living in south Florida for the past eight years. She spent last summer as a Marketing Communication, Hospitality, Sponsor Relations Intern for Traverse City Horse Shows. She has been horseback riding since she was nine years old. She and her horse will do a few competitions this summer. She is excited to work remotely since she will be doing some traveling this summer to see her family and for equestrian competition.

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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.