About Julia L. Bobkoff

Julia L. Bobkoff attended the University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, and the NYU graduate film program. She is a screenwriter/filmmaker, professional violinist/teacher, and writes occasionally on her first blog: CradleGifts. She is also currently at work on a Holocaust screenplay and her first novel.

Ballad for a BadAss

Ballad for a BadAss by Butz2013

A player meets his match in the form of a poet.

Chivalry Is Not Dead: He’s Alive And Kicking at 97

Chivalry Is Not Dead by Julia Bobkoff

Julia Bobkoff and her friend Leon remind us what it means to be a mensch

Mark Twain, the Depth


Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.

Out of the Cradle


The gifts from one’s parents include passions and observations that communicate—and finally become—character and identity.