10/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

American Magazine Editors Group Announces Best Cover Nominees (PHOTOS)

The American Society of Magazine Editors has announced their nominations for best covers of the year:

The finalists of the third annual Best Cover Contest organized by American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) were announced today by Marlene Kahan, Executive Director, ASME.

The winners will be revealed on Monday, October 6, during the morning general sessions of the American Magazine Conference in San Francisco, California. The American Magazine Conference is the premier business summit hosted by Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) and ASME for top-level magazine executives.

Magazines with multiple nominations include New York (6), The New Yorker (4), Wired (3), The New York Times Magazine (2), T: The New York Times Style Magazine (2), Texas Monthly (2), TIME (2), and Vanity Fair (2).

This New York Magazine cover of Eliot Spitzer has been nominated for Cover of the Year.

This Vanity Fair cover featuring Gisele has been nominated for Best Fashion Cover.

Read the full list of nominees here.