Vanda is working on a series of novels about LGBT history in New York City entitled the Juliana Series. Four books from the series have been published so far. She is currently working on Book 5. From 2014 to 2016 Vanda produced a show based on her novel, Juliana at the Duplex Nightclub in which actors performed chapters from the book every month. The show included singing and dancing from the 1940s. As a playwright, Vanda has received numerous honors, among them an Edward Albee Fellowship. Her play, Vile Affections, published by Original Works, was a finalist for a National Lambda Award. Her play, The Forgetting Curve, is currently under option to Theatrum Mundi.