Born in Jacmel, he was educated at the Christian Brothers' School, the Lycée Pinchinat of Jacmel and the Tippenhauer College in Port-au-Prince. Under Charles Moravia's directorship, he began a career as a journalist, publishing articles, poema and the column "Bel aujourd'hui" under his pen-name Nassour El Limac, in Haiti-Journal, Temps-Revue and L'Action nationale. He became director of Haiti-Journal after Moravia's death in 1938.
Camille entered public service, and was appointed to several diplomatic functions, including secretary of the Haitian legation to Paris and Haitian vice-consul in New York, and then returned home to become secretary general in the ministry of health.
His best known work is Assaut à la Nuit (Port-au-Prince: Impr. de l'Etat, 1940). He was awarded the Dumarsais Estimé poetry prize for his collection Multiple Présence (Quebec: Editions Naaman, 1978).