Illustration: abstract garden with butterfly


Claw & Blossom is a seasonal online literary journal of prose and poems that explore compelling experiences and impossible struggles within a larger context—work that is touched by the natural world.

Listed at Duotrope

The current issue was published on September 22, 2021:


Editor and Illustrator:

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

Garden illustration by C.B. Auder.