Gaele lives on Dharug land, Western Sydney, Australia. Her publications include the short story collection, Colour Me Blue, and My Longest Round, a literary biography. Gaele has written children’s books for the African market and published essays and short stories in various magazines. Her short stories also appear in anthologies such as Botswana Women Write and Not Quite Right For Us. She has published her poetry in literary journals including Disability Arts Online, Otway Journal, Cordite, Plumwood Mountain, New Flash Fiction Review and The Massachusetts Review. In 2020, Gaele received a fellowship from the City of Sydney to animate some of her poems, winning international awards. She is regularly featured at literary events in Australia and overseas. In 2021, she was shortlisted for the Queensland Poetry Awards Emerging Older Poets Mentorship, and awarded a Varuna Writers Space Fellowship. She is the founding director of Outlandish Arts, a disabled-led, not-for-profit arts organisation. Gaele has a PhD in literature from the University of Hull, England.