Profile of Pam Frampton

Pam Frampton is a columnist and the associate managing editor of The Telegram. She has a BA (Honours) in English Literature from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. Originally from Trinity Bay, she lives in St. John’s. She is also chair of The Telegram’s literary prize committee, which oversees The Cuffer Prize.

All articles of Pam Frampton

  • Wake me up before you go go

    "The life of the creative man is led, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes." - Susan Sontag ...

  • We didnt all sign up for the cheerleading squad

    Someone once told me a story about how they played in a provincial high school athletic tournament years ago against a team from La Scie. What ...

  • What price to pay for cruelty?

    The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?" - Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), English philosopher ...

  • The sentence that deserves an exclamation

    When former RNC superintendent Bob Garland pleaded guilty to sexual assault in a Corner Brook court last week and was given the most benign of ...

  • Risking life and limb and liability?

    Every year in this province, there's an influx of adventurers who show up wanting to cross the Atlantic in rowboats and dinghies in an attempt to ...

  • Myths and legends, hoaxes and lies

    Hi, my name is Amy Bruce. I am 7 years old, and I have a large tumour on my brain and severe lung cancer. The doctors say I will die soon if this ...

  • Found poems from File No. 06-29204

    It's amazing the number of places you can find poetry, just sitting there out in the open, waiting for you to stumble upon it. On signs, ...

  • Mea culpa, but me not culpable

    "It's a sad, sad situation, and it's getting more and more absurd." - From "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word," by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie ...

  • Starting from scratch

    There was an interesting juxtaposition of stories in the news last week that made me think about things like honesty and accountability. The ...

  • Déja vu all over again

    "Hidden pitfall: A pitfall unannounced by bells and whistles." - From "Armed Gunmen, True Facts and Other Ridiculous Nonsense: A Compiled ...