Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk at Gethsemani, Kentucky, read El Corno and wrote to us. He was a featured contributor to El Corno #5. It also had work by Diane Wakoski, Andre Breton, Ernesto Cardenal, Carol Berge, Theodore Enslin, Paul Blackburn, Robert Nichols, Octavio Paz, Marguerite Harris, Jerome Rothenberg, Raquel Jodorowsky, George Hitchcock, Gary Snyder, Otto-Raul Gonzalez, and anthologies of poetry from Ecuador and Uruguay.
Many visual artists graced this issue’s pages, among them Carolos Coffeen Serpas, Bartoli, Connie Fox, Michelle Stuart, Helen Bickham, Alberto Gironella, Vlady, Mathias Goeritz, and Vicente Rojo. Our letter section included missives from Carlos Barreto, Thomas Merton, Anselm Hollo and Robert Kelly.