Seven Stories Press

Works of Radical Imagination

Martha Gonzalez


MARTHA GONZALEZ is an artist, activist, feminist music theorist, and Fulbright scholar from East Los Angeles. For the past seventeen years, she has been a singer and percussionist for the band Quetzal, which has made a considerable impact on LA’s Chicano music scene. Their 2013 effort Imaginaries won the Grammy Award for “Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.” Gonzalez holds a PhD in Feminism from the University of Washington, Seattle, and is currently Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Scripps College in Claremont, California.