Pulitzer jurors nominate finalists for consideration by the Pulitzer Prize Board, which selects the winners.

Jurors for the 1997 Pulitzer Prizes:

Public Service:

_Howell Raines, editorial page editor, The New York Times

_Caroline Brewer, columnist, The Record, Hackensack, N.J.

_Bernard Caughey, associate editor, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.

_John Seigenthaler, chairman, The Freedom Forum, First Amendment Center, Nashville, Tenn.

_Thomas Winship, chairman, International Center for Journalists

Spot News Reporting:

_Richard A. Oppel, editor, Austin (Tex.) American-Statesman

_James N. Crutchfield, senior vice president/executive editor, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif.

_Catherine Shen, editor/vice president, news, South County Journal/Horvitz Newspapers, Kent, Wash.

_Julia Wallace, executive editor, Statesman Journal, Salem, Ore.

_Daniel J. Warner Sr., editor, The Eagle-Tribune, Lawrence, Mass.

Investigative Reporting:

_Anthony Marro, editor, Newsday

_N. Christian Anderson, publisher, Gazette Telegraph, Colorado Springs, Colo.

_Cole C. Campbell, editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

_Pamela J. Johnson, vice president/news and executive editor, The Arizona Republic, Phoenix Gazette

_Ellen Soeteber, managing editor, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Explanatory Journalism:

_William K. Marimow, managing editor, The (Baltimore) Sun

_Jerry Ceppos, executive editor and senior vice president, San Jose Mercury News

_Paul Delaney, editorial page editor, Our World News, Baltimore, Md.

_Fernando Dovalina, assistant managing editor, Houston Chronicle

_Frank Sutherland, editor and vice president/news, The Tennessean, Nashville, Tenn.

Beat Reporting:

_Ron Martin, editor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

_Kay Tucker Addis, editor, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va.

_Bill Felber, executive editor, The Manhattan (Kan.) Mercury

_Bruce Kyse, executive editor, The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.

_Linda Lightfoot, executive editor, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.

National Reporting:

_William F. Woo, journalism professor, Stanford University

_George Anthan, Washington bureau chief, Des Moines Register

_Andrew J. Glass, Washington bureau chief, Cox Newspapers

_Rexanna Keller Lester, executive editor, Savannah (Ga.) Morning News

_Stuart Wilk, managing editor, The Dallas Morning News

International Reporting:

_James F. Hoge Jr., editor, Foreign Affairs

_Jacqui Banazynski, senior editor for enterprise, The Oregonian, Portland

_John Hughes, editor, The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah

_Robert G. Kaiser, managing editor, The Washington Post

_Thomas Kent, international editor, The Associated Press

Feature Writing:

_Gregory L. Moore, managing editor, The Boston Globe

_David T. Cook, editor, The Christian Science Monitor

_Dionicio Flores, editor and publisher, El Paso (Tex.) Times

_Barbara H. Ireland, editorial page editor, The Buffalo News

_Janet Weaver, managing editor, The Wichita Eagle

Commentary:

_Karen Jurgensen, editor of the editorial page, USA Today

_Gregory Favre, executive editor, The Sacramento Bee

_Richard Reeves, columnist, Universal Press Syndicate

_Paul C. Tash, executive editor and vice president, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times

_Martin Tolchin, publisher and editor-in-chief, The Hill, Washington, D.C.

Criticism:

_Daniel Henninger, deputy editor, editorial page, The Wall Street Journal

_Douglas C. Clifton, executive editor, The Miami Herald

_Arnold Rosenfeld, editor-in-chief, Cox Newspapers, Atlanta, Ga.

_Rebecca Pepper Sinkler, former editor, The New York Times Book Review

Editorial Writing:

_Robert J. Haiman, president emeritus/distinguished editor-in-residence, The Poynter Institute for Media Studies

_Lawrence K. Beaupre, editor/vice president, The Cincinnati Enquirer

_R. Bruce Dold, deputy editorial page editor, Chicago Tribune

_Joel Rawson, vice president and executive editor, Providence Journal-Bulletin

_E.R. Shipp, columnist, New York Daily News

Editorial Cartooning:

_Josette Shiner, managing editor, The Washington Times

_Lou Heldman, president and publisher, Centre Daily Times, State College, Penn.

_Michael E. Keefe, editorial cartoonist, The Denver Post

_Harry M. Rosenfeld, editor-at-large, Albany Times Union/Hearst Newspapers

_Sue Ryon, deputy editorial page editor, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Spot News and Feature Photography:

_Craig Klugman, editor, The Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind.

_Karen Baker, managing editor, The Idaho Statesman

_Hal Buell, executive photo editor (retired), The Associated Press

_Kim Komenich, staff photographer, San Francisco Examiner

_Narda Zacchino, associate editor and vice president, Los Angeles Times

ARTS

Fiction:

_Anne Tyler, novelist, Baltimore, Md.

_R.H.W. Dillard, head of Hollins College creative writing program, Roanoke, Va.

_Frank McConnell, English professor, University of California at Santa Barbara

Drama:

_Jeremy Gerard, news editor, New York magazine

_Clive Barnes, theater critic, New York Post

_Vincent Canby, drama critic, The New York Times

_Christine Arnold Dolen, theater critic, The Miami Herald

_Jack Kroll, senior editor, Newsweek

_Laurie Winer, drama critic, Los Angeles Times

History:

_Geoffrey C. Ward, writer and historian, New York

_Jonathan R. Cole, dean of faculties and social science professor, Columbia University, New York

_Sherry H. Penney, chancellor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Biography:

_Frederick Taylor, retired executive editor, The Wall Street Journal

_Dan T. Carter, writer and professor, Emory University, Atlanta

_Doris Kearns Goodwin, biographer and historian, Concord, Mass.

Poetry:

_Rita Dove, poet, English professor, University of Virginia

_Mary Karr, poet, creative writing and literature professor, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

_Alan Williamson, poet, English professor, University of California, Davis

General Non-Fiction:

_Henry Kisor, book editor, Chicago Sun-Times

_Ken Auletta, author, media columnist, The New Yorker magazine

_Verlyn Klinkenborg, writer, Housatonic, Mass.

Music:

_Robert Ward, composer, music professor, Duke University

_John Harbison, humanities professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

_John Lewis, composer and musician, New York

_Howard Reich, jazz critic, Chicago Tribune

_Joseph Schwantner, music professor, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y.