New York ‘Pregnant Over 50′ Named Best Cover of 2011

nymag New York Pregnant Over 50 Named Best Cover of 2011The American Society of Magazine Editors named New York‘s Demi Moore-referencing, pregnant after 50 photoillustration the best cover of the year. It’s certainly burned into our skull.

If they were giving out prizes for best ledes, the same issue of New York would be our top pick as well. Remember?

“The first time they had sex, during that initial exploration of unfamiliar flesh, John Ross uttered words to Ann Maloney that would sound to her like prophecy. ‘You have the body of a young girl. You need a baby.'”

Chills!

Bloomberg Businessweek won the Business & Technology category for its last-minute Steve Jobs cover.  Two different Real Simple covers—both blown-up photographs of flowers—won the Health & Fitness and Women’s Interest categories, while GQ’s Mila Kunis with iced coffee cover won Men’s Interest.

Many more accolades to come at tonight’s Ellies.