On June 7 the NMAF will announce the winners of the 2011 National Magazine Awards at our 35th anniversary gala. One of the most coveted prizes is that of Magazine Covers. Previous winners include Weekend Magazine, Quest, The Idler, Shift, Equinox, Saturday Night and Azure, among others.
For 2011 there are 10 finalists for the National Magazine Award for best Magazine Cover:
This is the third time that Canadian Business has been nominated for Magazine Covers.
enRoute has now been nominated nine times for Magazine Covers; they won Gold in 1994.
This year marks the eighth Magazine Covers nomination for Report on Business and seventh for Art Director Domenic Macri since 2003. They won Gold in 2005 and 2009.
Launched in May 2011, The Grid has been nominated for seventeen total NMAs in its first year at the awards, including twice for Magazine Covers.
This is the seventh nomination for The Walrus in Magazine Covers since 2003. They won Silver in 2006 and 2007.
Its 45th anniversary cover is the fourth nomination all time for This Magazine in Magazine Covers.
Toronto Life is a four-time Gold winner for Magazine Covers, most recently in 2008. They also won the Gold here at the very first National Magazine Awards in 1977.
Urbania won Silver in this category last year, and has been nominated a total of four times since 2005.
For Vancouver Magazine and Art Director Randall Watson, this is their sixth nomination for Magazine Covers since 2004.
The winner will be revealed June 7 at the 35th anniversary National Magazine Awards. Tickets are on sale now.