The work he wrote while working at the magazine, among others, “Black Spots” (1956), “a bit of singing Sunda” (1957), and “Bridge Gondolayu” (1957). The title of the play “a bit of Sunda Song” won second prize writing contest held by the drama of Education and Culture Ministry in 1956. The resulting first novel is Gone The Prodigal Son.
Circumstances that make Nasjah increasingly attracted him to literature.
Thing it then demonstrated by the writings that that creates during he worked in Balai Pustaka, such as, his poems who titled Refugees.
Born in Perbaungan, North Sumatra, December 24, 1924. Both his parents came from Minangkabau, Padang, West Sumatra.
His father and his mother named Haji Djamin named Siti Here.
The work of his short stories collected in three short-story collection, which is a bit Nynyian Sunda (1962), Under the Feet Sudirman (1967) and A Marriage (1974).
While the work of poetry ever on terbitkannya include Weight (in Artist magazine, 1947), Interest and Refugees (the artist magazine, 1948), and Small Yati (in the Culture magazine, 1954).
In Among his brothers, only the he which have the talent of art. He loved to paint the scenery around the farm as well as carts and coachman.
Although his parents worked as an employee only low, however, it did not make it to silence.
Nasjah Djamin worked as an illustrator in Hall Book.
In the office Nasjah antarpengarang Djamin often hear discussions, such as K. Circumstances that make Nasjah interested in the literary. In addition, he also became a member of the editor of the magazine Culture (1953).
The work was later translated by Farida Soemargono Labrousse into French under the title Le Depart de L’Enfant Proddigue (1979).