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P. H. Glatfelter Company Congratulates Award Winners


Spring Grove, PA, December 9, 1998:  P. H. Glatfelter Company, an international supplier of fine book printing papers, extends its congratulations to the winners of the prestigious National Book Foundation’s National Book Awards. The four books receiving top honors for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and Young Peoples’ Literature were printed on paper made in Spring Grove at the P. H. Glatfelter paper mill.

The distinguished winners were honored at the National Book Award ceremony and dinner held November 18, at the New York Marriot Marquis Hotel in New York City. Only 20 were selected as finalists in a field of 916 titles entered. Finalists in the four categories that were printed on Glatfelter paper were: Holes by Louis Sachar, Young Peoples’ Literature; Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball, Nonfiction; This Time: New and Selected Poems by Gerald Stern, Poetry; and Charming Billy by Alice McDermott, Fiction.

The annual awards are given by The National Book Foundation to recognize great writing and exceptional merit by American writers. The P. H. Glatfelter is honored to have such fine authors and publishers using Glatfelter paper.

Headquartered in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, P. H. Glatfelter Company is an international producer of fine printing and writing papers as well as tobacco and other specialty papers. The Company’s domestic operations include facilities in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. International operations include facilities in Germany, France, the Philippines, Australia and Canada. Worldwide, the Company employs 4,000.



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