Women's Words on May 19, 2013, featured Charmaine Donovan, reading a poem from her Northeastern Minnesota Book Award-winning publication Tumbled Dry: "Deliberate Day."
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.