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Our round-up of key stories from the world of ceramics

Ceramics in print:
We review the latest book releases

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Exploring identities
- Dr Beth Williamson

Dr Beth Williamson discovers the dual identities of two ceramic artists whose exploratory practices are featured in a new exhibition

Potters on pots:

Simon Olley creates illustrated and sgraffitoed pieces based on our four-legged friends. He tells us about being inspired by the work of James Campbell

True calling
- Annie Le Santo

James Hake has been creating distinctive wheel-thrown ceramics for over a decade. He shares reflections on his journey so far with Annie Le Santo

Carved ambitions

Corinne Julius, curator of Future Heritage at Chelsea Harbour, tells us more about Edgar Ward and the porcelain fireplace he is exhibiting at the show

Influential platform

Victoria Jardine updates us on what to expect from this year’s Oxford Ceramics Fair

Potter's Secrets:

Patricia Shone reveals the techniques she uses for making one of her heavily textured vessels

Questioning our values
- Sophie Morris

Francesca DiMattio’s unexpected sculptural forms defy genres, drawing from both the past and the present. Sophie Morris delves into her practice

Glaze Recipe:
Lea Phillips

Potter Lea Phillips shares her passion for glazes and how she has perfected her purple speckle Cosmic glaze

Curator's Choice:
Susan Weaver

Susan Weaver, director of the Museum of Ceramics in East Liverpool, Ohio – the pottery capital of the United States – chooses a large water cooler made from local clay