Illustration: crow watching traffic at sundown


Claw & Blossom is a seasonal online literary journal of prose and poems that illustrate human experience within a larger context. We publish work that is touched by the natural world. We are seeking compelling arcs and deeply-resonant moments involving characters or narrators who wrestle with life’s impossible problems.

Listed at Duotrope

Our current issue was published on March 20, 2021:


Editor and Illustrator:

C.B. Auder is inordinately fond of non-human creatures and habitats that thrive. Their stories, poems, and artwork have been published in various journals including: Tiny Molecules, Milk Candy Review, Atlas + Alice, Pidgeonholes, Storm Cellar Quarterly, Longleaf Review, A cappella Zoo, and elsewhere. Find them at

Crow illustration by C.B. Auder.