Christina Links was born in 1954 in Berlin. After her Slavic studies in Leningrad and one assistant position at the Humboldt University of Berlin, she worked from 1981 to 2001 as an editor for Russian and East European Literature in the Berlin Verlag Volk & World. 2001 Christina Links moved into the dramaturgy of theatre by the theatre publishing house henschel SCHAUSPIEL, where she is primarily responsible for the care of authors from South-Eastern Europe.