Meet author of ‘College Survival Kit’ for girls book


Known writer, director and producer Phoenix Tyler will launch her new book, “College Survival Kit, 10 Things Every Girl Should Know Before Going To College” on Saturday, June 18, at the Swift Mansion. Tyler has received great reviews for her book.

“College Survival Kit, 10 Things Every Girl Should Know Before Going To College” is a must read for every young women who is planning to attend college or who is already in college. “College Survival Kit” gives young women an up close and personal view of college by painting a vivid picture and giving real life examples of college life. Whether you are planning to attend college in-state, out-of-state, live on or off campus, “College Survival Kit” tells you what to expect and it gives you important and necessary tools to help you navigate through college smoothly.

Dr. Sabrena Davis, Superintendent and author of Unleashed and Unafraid, said this about the book.

“Tyler’s “College Survival Kit,” should be required reading in every college advisory class and induction program. Well written and packed with power. “College Survival Kit” is a necessary tool that no young woman should leave home without.”

Phoenix Tyler boasts a wildly successful career as a playwright, producer, actress and a director. Founder and Executive Director of Blue Sky Rhythm Productions as well as the President of C. Phoenix Tyler Productions, both performing arts companies, Phoenix is an attorney who is known as a trendsetter in the theatrical world. Her work has been hailed as prolific and Tony worthy.

Phoenix Tyler is also the winner of Tom Joyner’s “Hardest Working Actress Award” (106.3FM) and she is a former resident artist of the DuSable Museum of African American History. She is also a recipient of the Literary Arts Award (Village of Hazel Crest) in recognition of her accomplishments during Women’s History Month. Phoenix Tyler is a household name.

The Launch/Signing Party is from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Swift Mansion, located at 4500 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653. The public is invited to come out and support and celebrate with her. Enjoy delightful hors d’oeuvres, sip a glass of wine and listen to music as Tyler takes the stage and reads from her new book. This is a free event, but attendees must RSVP by June 11, 2016 at or


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