Vanna Bonta is an American novelist, poet and film actress best known as the author of Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel, the story set in parallel dimensions featuring multiverse adventures of an amnesiac girl with no navel. The novel introduced quantum fiction as a literary genre that emerged in the 21st century. Bonta is also known for collections of award-winning poetry as well as for a cameo role as Zed's queen, the hero's young mother, in the fantasy movie The Beastmaster.
She is also the inventor of the 2suit.
A portrait of her as a young girl was drawn by Florentine artist Pietro Annigoni.
She was a model of Woman for the Frederick Hart work "Ex Nihilo", the tympana on the west front entrance of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
Bonta appeared in The Universe Season 3 Episode 4 "Sex in Space" and talked about how her 2suit could be used to achieve intimacy in microgravity toward the colonization of other planets. The History Channel documentary filmed her testing the 2suit in weightlessness, which marked Bonta's second zero gravity flight. She is an advocate of human innovation and space exploration. At NASA Ames in 2008, Bonta presented what she called futuristic "smart clothing" for fashion with functional innovations that included portable atmosphere and hydration in balloon couture, self-illuminating purse interiors. blue tooth earrings, thermal fabric, spray-on biodegradable "second skins" that protect and glitter, a travel shoe that converts from flats to heels, and velvet fabric with fibers that function as sensors.