The Blue Route is an online national literary journal for undergraduate writers, with each author's school affiliation noted in the table of contents. I like the feel of this cover photo by Taylor Blume, with its intense colors and grainy texture.
This Spring 2015 cover of Tahoma Liteary Review is from a series by southern California artista Wendy Smith called "Inside the Brain." Inspired by the the work of neuroscientist Camillo Golgi who dyed samples of brain tissue so the neurons could be observed, Smith's images mimic the technique: color washes to illustrate brain cells.
Arc Poetry Magazine #76 features acrylic on canvas artwork of Christi Belcourt both on the cover and inside the publication in full color. Gorgeous. Gorgeous. Gorgeous.