Gabriele earned a B.A. in English from Syracuse University and an M.A. in Magazine Journalism from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She worked as a children’s magazine editor and a freelance language arts writer and editor for more than 20 years and is the author of two forthcoming picture books: Peaches (Abrams, Spring 2024) and Our Joyful Noise (Atheneum, Fall 2024). Gabriele enjoys helping IMS students develop into confident writers. In her free time, she loves cycling, reading, writing, teaching yoga and spending time with family.