The international annual literary festival Druskininkai Poetic Fall started in 1990 and at the beginning was organized by the Lithuanian P.E.N. Centre. The event for the first ten years took place in the first half of October in Druskininkai, the resort town in the south of Lithuania and Vilnius. During those years, the event has become popular in Lithuania and abroad, and has become a favorite of both writers and the public. Starting with the year 2001 the festival is organized by public organization Druskininkai Poetic Fall with Lithuanian P.E.N. and Centre "Dainava" as co-organizers.