Saskia Heintz, born 1966 in Frankfurt/Main, is a German publisher, translator and editor of books. She grew up in Bremen, studied dramatics, literature, psychology and philosophy in Berlin and Munich, and graduated from university in 1994. She worked as a literary agent, journalist and assistant professor in science of books at the University of Munich. In 1996 she joined Carl Hanser Verlag to establish the children’s book section as an editor and public relations manager. Since 2014 she is the publishing director of Hanser Children’s and Young Adult Books.