- Edge of Dark by Brenda Cooper (Pyr)
- After the Saucers Landed Douglas Lain (Night Shade Books)
- (R)evolution PJ Manney (47North)
- Apex by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot Books)
- Windswept by Adam Rakunas (Angry Robot Books)
- Archangel Marguerite Reed (Arche Press)
First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, March 25, 2016 at Norwescon 39 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, SeaTac, Washington.
The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States. The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the award ceremony is sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society. Last year’s winner was THE BOOK OF THE UNNAMED MIDWIFE by Meg Elison (Sybaritic Press) with a special citation to ELYSIUM by Jennifer Marie Brissett (Aqueduct Press). The current judges are Eric James Fullilove, James C. Glass, David Higgins, Lisa Mason (chair), and Jack Skillingstead.
Congratulations to all the finalists!
[via press release]