- Milkman by Anna Burns (UK)
- Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Canada)
- Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
- The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner (USA)
- The Overstory by Richard Powers (USA)
- The Long Take by Robin Robertson (UK)
The winner will be announced on 16 October 2018.
Here's what the judges had to say about the shortlist.