Gleanings: A Potter in China. Flood-time, Jingdezhen. | 2018 CAP Writing Prize | Commendation |

The last kilns have been unloaded, the 14-course farewell banquet is over, we've said, smiled, and hugged our goodbyes, and our group of twenty artists, potters, and educators is ready to leave Jindezhen, in Shangxi Province, for Xian and then Beijing before heading back to the States. Heavy rains have been falling for several days, and more is forecast.