Saskia Stehouwer (Alkmaar, the Netherlands, 1975) studied Dutch and English literature at the University of Amsterdam. She worked as an editor and project leader at VU University Amsterdam and is the owner and founder of the Kunstgroen foundation.
Several of her poems were published in literary magazines and anthologies. The poem Glimpse made the top 20 of the Dutch National Türing Poetry Contest 2012. Saskia's first volume of poetry, entitled wachtkamers (waiting rooms) was published by Marmer Publishers in October 2014 and received the prestigious C. Buddingh'-prize for poetry in 2015. Her second book, vrije uitloop (free range) was published in October 2016.
In July 2017, Iets anders/Something else was published by Dutch Poet Press. The book contains translations of poems by Ingmar Heytze and Saskia Stehouwer by poet/translators Joel Katz and Robert Perry. Katz, Perry and Stehouwer continued their collaboration to publish Vrije uitloop / Free range, the English translation of Saskia's second book of poetry together with field notes, in April 2019 through Dutch Poet Press.