PHASES is currently in development and will launch in 2021.

What is PHASES?

PHASES is a moon phase-inspired online poetry series in the form of an email newsletter. Every poem will also be publicly archived online.

It will feature new and previously published work from contemporary writers, including occasional work from the public domain.

Who is Opal Press?

Opal Press is an independent literary project currently in development. It’s being built by Jade Cruz Quinn and Tyler Lyman.

In addition the PHASES newsletter, Opal Press will publish chapbooks and full-length volumes of prose and poetry in digital formats. Every book will be publicly available online with the option of donating to the author or publisher.

How do I subscribe?

If you’d like to get on the list early, you can subscribe here.

How frequently will I receieve emails?

You’ll receive one single poem delivered to your inbox in a minimalist format one to two times per month.

How do I get my work published in PHASES?

Reach out to Jade directly or email The first several poems will be from word-of-mouth contributions. More details on submissions will be released after the newsletter launches.