Not all publishers demand submissions through agents. This page contains a list of those who will consider direct approaches.
A list of US literary agents and agencies who have websites.
A list of independent published based in the United States.
A list of UK Literary Agents and Agencies with websites.
A list of independent publishers based in the United Kingdom.
Links to short story sites, peer review websites, vanity/self publishing companies, agent-matching databases, writing software and contest/competition aggregators.