The Wake of the FitzgeraldWinona State University English Professor James Armstrong and Winona’s Poet Laureate Ken McCullough will host “The Wake of Fitzgerald” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum.

Nov. 10 marks the 40th anniversary of the loss of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, which was shipwrecked in 1975.

The evening will include songs and poetry about ships, storms and sailors, with an emphasis on Lake Superior, and music by the band Turkey Creek.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Armstrong at