Women's Words on April 21, 2013 featured Charmaine Donovan, reading two poems from her Northeastern Minnesota Book Award-winning publication Tumbled Dry: "Equine Appetite" and "Cat Burglar."
Charmaine Donovan makes her living as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in the Brainerd, Minnesota area. She is a member of numerous regional and national writers groups. Her writing has appeared in many publications. Her 2011 publication Tumbled Dry, published by Lost Hills Books, has received a Northeastern Minnesota Book Award.