- What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
- What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons
- Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Our review of Exit West)
- Mad Country by Samrat Upadhyay
- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (The Millions’ interview with Ward)
The winner will be announced live at a ceremony on April 10th.